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Electrika provides residential electrical services since 2004. Over the years, we have seen every possible scenario. Here’s a trustworthy resource about our profession: safety, prevention, pieces of advice, smart tips and much more. Happy reading!

  • 07/07/2016
    ELECTRICITY AND WATER: HELPFUL POOLSIDE TIPS TO STAY SAFE THIS SUMMER

    Summer is here and that means that people all over Montreal and Laval will be flocking outside to enjoy the warm months poolside. We don't blame them. - In fact, we're the first in line with our inner tubes and water wings!

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  • 16/05/2016
    THE 5 BIGGEST PERKS OF USING AN ELECTRIC HEATING SYSTEM

    If you're thinking about upgrading your home's heating system in Montreal, you may be overwhelmed by all of your options. Although you do have many different options to pick from, at Electrika, there are several reasons why we think you should go with an electric heating system.

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  • 11/04/2016
    HOW TO GET THE BEST LANDSCAPE LIGHTING

    Installing landscape lighting can be an excellent way to add value to your home and get more enjoyment from your outdoor space. However, it's important to choose your lighting carefully if you want results that are both attractive and functional. At Electrika, we help Montreal homeowners complete a variety of home lighting projects, and we typically recommend the following steps for people who want to get the best landscape lighting.

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  • 16/03/2016
    HOW TO SPOT AN ELECTRICAL GREMLIN BEFORE IT CAUSES PROBLEMS

    Electrical problems are a common source of concern for homeowners in Montreal, since these issues can cause anything from power outages to fires. Fortunately, it isn't hard to head off home electrical problems if you're aware of the most common signs of trouble. At Electrika, we are highly familiar with these warning signs, and we recommend that you contact a Montreal electrician if you notice any of the following issues.

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  • 01/03/2016
    PAY FOR THE JOB, NOT FOR THE HOURS

    Electrika's electricians faithfully follow our service guide, a booklet that we provide you showing the list price of each job. Before we get started working on your home, we establish the job or jobs that need to be done, then consult our service guide for the price of that job. We ensure that all of the details and prices are written upfront and that all your questions are answered.

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  • 23/02/2016
    5 THINGS YOU DIDN'T KNOW YOUR ELECTRICIAN CAN DO

    Unless your home was built in the past couple of years, there's a good chance that you could benefit from having an electrician Montreal come and look at your electrical system. In fact, at Electrika, there are several things that an electrician from our team can do that can not only increase the safety of your home, but also increase your comfort.

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  • 18/02/2016
    THE CASE FOR SURGE PROTECTION

    If you have recently had a power outage in your area and you have called Hydro Quebec, you will have noticed that they issue advice in how to protect your electronic equipment against surge protection (if you do not have surge protection installed in your home).

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  • 09/02/2016
    CALL BEFORE 10 A.M. = GUARANTEED SAME DAY SERVICE!

    Electrika Inc., Montreal's home electrician, is proud to announce a new guarantee to complement its already industry-leading guarantees on service and satisfaction: same day service.

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  • 04/02/2016
    YOU DO NOT SAVE MONEY WHEN A GENERAL CONTRACTOR REWIRES YOUR HOME

    Occasionally Electrika receives calls from customers who are renovating their home and their request goes something along the lines of:

    “Our contractor has run all the wires, the walls are up, and all we need now is a master electrician to connect them to our panel, put in the switches etc.” 

    Our answer is always: “We do not provide this service.”

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  • 02/02/2016
    WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT KNOB AND TUBE BEFORE YOU PRETEND TO IGNORE IT!

    Montreal homeowners: It happens to the best of us during home renovations.

    Open up a few walls and suddenly the scope of work has to be revamped to accommodate an unwanted surprise.
    One of those unwanted surprises is knob and tube wiring. There are two types of reactions when people are confronted with this type of reveal: distressed acceptance or rationalized denial.

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ELECTRIKA

365 George-V Avenue

Lachine, Quebec H8S 4L3


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Monday to Friday: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Greater Montreal Area

Montreal (downtown and West Island)
Laval
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