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04-12-2019
Electrical Upgrades To Increase Your Home's Resale Value

We know that the addition of a few amenities to your home can significantly increase its value on the market; however, a caveat of investment comes with this as you can easily end up paying thousands of dollars to complete the project. 

 

Instead of adding new functions to your home, we suggest steering your focus towards a few electrical upgrades. Why? Not only is it more affordable, it also affords the property with being safer, easier to close, and compliant with the Ontario Electrical Safety Code.

 

Having almost 50 years of service through the GTA, our licensed electricians in Toronto have amassed insight into the real-estate industry. Here are some of the electrical upgrades residents are implementing to stay atop the market:

 

Install Energy-Efficient Appliances

Budget permitting, outfitting your kitchen with an energy-efficient refrigerator or dishwasher can pay off in spades. Buyers jump at the opportunity of having to pay lower energy bills. Adding to this, new and contemporary appliances like these can help freshen up the look of any space.

 

Install A Security Camera System

Home security ranks in the top five technologies potential buyers keep an eye out for when deciding on a purchase. No better than this are security cameras, providing a sense of safety and comfort on a more primal level for occupants; burglars are intimidated to break into a house with robust security measures. As a bonus, it presents denizens with an effective tool to monitor activities and settle disputes. Discuss your options with licensed electricians in Toronto to get a grasp on the best methods of installation for your particular situation.

 

Switch To Led Lighting

One of the simplest and cost-effective electrical upgrades is replacing your bulbs with LED lights. The perks of LED lighting speak for itself:

 

·        Eco-friendly - 80% more efficient than fluorescent or incandescent lighting.

·        Healthy - does not emit polluting radiation, and does not contain mercury.

·        Long-lasting - up to 25 times longer service life than a halogen.

 

Install A Wireless Home Fire Alarm System

The practicality of a fire alarm should be of no surprise to potential homeowners, an unobtrusive device that has helped save innumerable lives.

 

You may, however, be less familiar with its wireless counterpart, capable of transmitting any hazardous detections to a fire alarm panel via radio frequency. Its versatile nature makes it the ideal candidate as they retroactively work alongside your existing wired systems, saving hefty costs for those needing to expand coverage throughout their home.

 

Hire Licensed Electricians In Toronto

Whatever your electrical contracting needs, Astron Electric is always ready to take on any project no matter the scope or complexity. We offer extensive electrical services for our clients that is supported on the back of our licensed electricians in Toronto who continually apply the latest methods of best practice, keeping residents throughout the GTA secure in the knowledge that their electrical needs have been met.  


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