• A hand plugs a white electrical cord into a wall outlet, showcasing the careful precision of an electrician in Vancouver, WA.
    March 5, 2024

    Answering Your Frequently Asked Questions

    Maintaining a safe and functional electrical system in your home is essential for the well-being of your family. However, electrical issues can be daunting, especially when you're unsure of where…
  • A modern bathroom with white marble tiles, a wall-mounted toilet and bidet, a sink with a mirror above, and a yellow soap dispenser on the countertop. A large mirror and towel radiator are visible, all installed with precision by our expert Vancouver electrician.
    November 22, 2023

    Bidets: Seat Top & Full Appliance Wiring

    Bidet wiring may seem daunting, but Prairie Electric's experienced electricians ensure safe, efficient installation for enhanced bathroom comfort.
  • A gray wall-mounted outlet panel with a power outlet, phone jack, and USB port is expertly installed by a Vancouver electrician below a wooden shelf.
    November 21, 2023

    TRRs: Electrical Safeguarding At Home

    Tamper-resistant receptacles (TRRs) are essential for preventing electrical accidents, especially in homes with young children. Trust licensed electricians for safe installation.
  • A person is carrying two laundry baskets filled with colorful clothes in a home setting, resembling the multitasking skills of an electrician in Vancouver, WA.
    July 25, 2022

    Lights Flicker When Dryer Starts

    Do your lights flicker when the dryer starts? Generally speaking, do you have lights at home that flicker regularly? Do you notice that they especially flicker when your dryer or…
  • A hand holding a lit candle near an electrical panel in a dimly lit environment highlights the need for expert attention from a Vancouver electrician.
    July 22, 2022

    Power Went Out In Whole House

    So the power went out in the whole house? It can happen at a moment’s notice: The power goes off and suddenly everything is quiet and dark. What should you…
  • A white, circular smoke detector, installed by a Vancouver electrician, is mounted on the ceiling.
    July 22, 2022

    How To Stop A Smoke Alarm From Chirping

    You’re sound asleep at 3 a.m., and then you hear it: the chirping smoke alarm. The incessant beeping every 30 seconds reminding you to check the battery is enough to…
  • Image of an electrical panel with circuit breakers and a labeled diagram. A handwritten note with circled text is on the diagram, detailing various household circuits such as kitchen plugs and washer plugs. Consult a trusted Vancouver electrician to ensure everything is up to code.
    June 22, 2022

    Panel Recall: QO Plug-On Neutral Load Center

    Schneider Electric/Square D recently sent out a recall notice for their QO Plug-On Neutral Load Center panels, citing the faulty installation of a wire binding screw within the unit. This…
  • A white electrical plug is inserted into a white wall socket on a gray wall, with the cord extending downward. The wall socket, expertly installed by a Vancouver electrician, is mounted above white trim.
    June 17, 2022

    Electrical Outlet Buzzing

    Have you noticed a buzzing sound coming from an electrical outlet in your home? Don’t ignore it. While it could be just a small issue, it could also be an…
  • A close-up of an industrial circuit breaker in a gray electrical panel, installed by an electrician in Vancouver, WA, showcasing various colored wires and labels with technical information.
    June 17, 2022

    Circuit Breaker Making Noise

    Your electrical system in your home or commercial building is the beating heart of your structure. Without it, everything cannot function. That’s why you should always pay attention to your…
  • A night sky illuminated by multiple lightning bolts, with trees and rooftops silhouetted in the foreground, reminiscent of the power harnessed by an electrician in Vancouver, WA.
    February 10, 2022

    How To Prevent Power Outages

    How To Protect Your Home From Power Outages For Pacific Northwest homeowners, untimely power outages generate a lot of stress and anxiety. It’s best to combat these occurrences by being…