Electrical Service in Surrey-FAQs- Kankpe Electric

Frequently Asked Question-
Electrical Services in Surrey

Welcome to the Kankpe Electric FAQ page! We understand that choosing an electrical contractor can be a challenging decision, which is why we’ve compiled this list of frequently asked questions to help you make an informed choice. Our team of licensed and insured electricians provides a wide range of services to both residential and commercial clients. From electrical troubleshooting to panel upgrades, we have the expertise to handle all your electrical needs. So, if you’re looking for a reliable and trustworthy electrical contractor, look no further than Kankpe Electric- your go-to electrical contractor for all your commercial and residential electrical needs. On this page, you will find answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about our services. Our experienced technicians are equipped and ready to help maintain your existing electrical service, equipment, and lighting. Whether you need electrical troubleshooting, panel upgrades, lighting installations, or maintenance services, we have got you covered. Our FAQ section also addresses common questions about our pricing, licensing, and insurance. Feel free to contact us to discuss your electrical needs, or browse our general, residential, and commercial service pages to learn more


  1. What kind of electrical services do you offer? At Kankpe Electric, we offer a wide range of electrical services including electrical repairs, installations, upgrades, troubleshooting, lighting installations, circuit breaker repairs, and electrical maintenance services for both residential and commercial clients.

  2. Do you provide emergency electrical services? Yes, we provide emergency electrical services 24/7 to ensure that our clients’ electrical issues are resolved quickly and efficiently.

  3. How much do your electrical services cost? The cost of our electrical services varies depending on the specific service required, the complexity of the job, and other factors. We provide transparent and up-front pricing, and we will always let you know the cost before we start working.

  4. Are your electricians licensed and insured? Yes, all of our electricians are fully licensed and insured, and they have years of experience in the industry. We only hire the best professionals to ensure the highest quality of workmanship.

  5. What areas do you serve? We serve Surrey and the surrounding areas, including Langley, Delta, White Rock, and Abbotsford.

  6. How can I schedule an appointment for electrical services? To schedule an appointment for electrical services, you can call us at (604) 442-2883 or fill out our online contact form. We will get back to you as soon as possible to schedule a convenient appointment time.

  7. Can you help with electrical troubleshooting? Yes, we offer electrical troubleshooting services to help diagnose and resolve any electrical issues you may be experiencing.

  8. Do you offer electrical panel upgrades? Yes, we offer electrical panel upgrades to ensure that your home or business has the proper electrical capacity to meet your needs.

  9. Can you install new lighting fixtures? Yes, we can install new lighting fixtures for both residential and commercial clients.

  10. Do you provide electrical maintenance services? Yes, we provide electrical maintenance services to help prevent electrical issues and ensure that your electrical system is running efficiently.

  11. How do I know if I need electrical repairs? If you are experiencing issues with your electrical system, such as flickering lights, power outages, or circuit breaker trips, you may need electrical repairs. It is always best to have a professional electrician assess the situation to determine the cause of the issue and provide a solution.

  12. Can you help with circuit breaker repairs? Yes, we can help with circuit breaker repairs to ensure that your electrical system is running safely and efficiently.

  13. Do you work with commercial or residential clients? We work with both commercial and residential clients to provide a wide range of electrical services to meet their needs.

  14. Can you provide references for past electrical projects? Yes, we can provide references for past electrical projects to help give you the peace of mind that comes with knowing you are working with a reputable and reliable electrical contractor.

  15. Are you available for low voltage electrical projects? Yes, we are available for low voltage electrical projects, and we have experience working with a variety of low voltage systems.

  1. How do you ensure the safety of my electrical system during repairs or installations? At Kankpe Electric, we prioritize the safety of our clients and their electrical systems. We follow all necessary safety protocols and use high-quality materials and equipment to ensure that your electrical system is not only repaired or installed correctly but also safely.

  2. What certifications do your electricians hold? All of our electricians are licensed and insured, and they hold relevant certifications to perform electrical work. We ensure that our team members are up-to-date with the latest industry standards and best practices to provide our clients with reliable and efficient electrical services.

  3. Can you help with electrical code compliance? Yes, we can help ensure that your electrical system is up to code and meets all necessary regulations. We stay up-to-date with the latest electrical codes and regulations to provide our clients with compliant and safe electrical systems.

  4. What is your response time for emergency electrical services? We have a 24-hour emergency service available for our clients, and we strive to respond as quickly as possible to any electrical emergencies.

  5. Do you offer any warranties or guarantees on your work? Yes, we stand behind our work and offer warranties and guarantees on our services to provide our clients with peace of mind. If you experience any issues with our work, we will come back and make it right.

  6. What is the typical timeline for electrical projects? The timeline for electrical projects varies depending on the scope of the work and the complexity of the project. We will provide you with an estimated timeline for your project before we begin work.

  7. Can you provide an estimate for electrical services? Yes, we can provide you with an estimate for our electrical services. We will assess the scope of the work and provide you with a detailed estimate before we begin any work.

  8. Do you offer energy-efficient electrical solutions? Yes, we offer a range of energy-efficient electrical solutions to help our clients reduce their energy consumption and save money on their energy bills.

  9. Can you help with electrical upgrades for home renovations? Yes, we can help with electrical upgrades for home renovations to ensure that your electrical system can accommodate any new appliances, lighting fixtures, or other electrical needs.

  10. How do you ensure the safety of your clients and your team members? We prioritize safety in all of our electrical work, and we follow strict safety protocols to ensure the safety of our clients and our team members. We also provide ongoing safety training to our team members to keep our work environment safe.

  11. Do you offer electrical maintenance contracts? Yes, we offer electrical maintenance contracts to help our clients keep their electrical systems running smoothly and efficiently. Our maintenance contracts include regular inspections and maintenance to ensure that your electrical system is in good working order.

  12. Are you available for electrical consultations? Yes, we offer electrical consultations to help our clients assess their electrical needs and develop a plan for their electrical projects. Our consultations are a great way to get expert advice and guidance on your electrical needs.

  13. What sets Kankpe Electric apart from other electrical contractors? At Kankpe Electric, we prioritize customer satisfaction and safety in all of our electrical work. Our team is experienced, reliable, and dedicated to providing high-quality electrical services to our clients. We also offer up-front pricing, transparent communication, and a commitment to getting the job done right the first time.

handymen don’t have specialty training in electrical work. Although most have basic electrical skills, that may not be enough to ensure safety and accuracy, which may increase the risk of electrocution or an electrical fire. It is best to get a professional and skilled electrician to ensure the job will be done right the first time.

We prioritize safety and customer satisfaction above all. Our professional and skilled electricians are always available to respond to electrical emergencies promptly, day or night.

Although our service is 24/7 and we are capable of instant service, it is best to pre-book our us so that we can assure that we will be available on that time.

While a DIY-savvy homeowner may choose to install lighting on their own, it’s best to hire an electrician to do the job. A certified electrician will be able to guide your decisions, help you choose the best light fixtures and reduce the risk of complications. When you hire a professional, you can rest easy knowing that the project will be finished correctly in a timely manner without any mistakes. 

According to Home Advisor, the cost of if outdoor landscape lighting installation is $2,000-$4,500. However, the total cost depends on how much lighting you’re installing, the time it will take and the type of lighting you choose. In addition, choosing a high-quality electrician can seem pricey, but knowing that their work will be done 100% correctly is worth the cost.

If you’ve installed both indoor and outdoor lighting, you’ve probably noticed how much more expensive the latter seems to be. This is because every part of outdoor lighting must be strong and durable enough to last for many years outside. Everything, from the light fixtures to the wiring, must be completely waterproof and difficult to break. When it comes to outdoor lighting, you must pay for these higher-quality, more expensive materials.

While the size of your home’s backup generator will depend on your specific electrical needs, a generator rated at 5,000-7,500 watts is a good starting point. This is enough to run all of your essential household equipment, including a well pump, refrigerator and freezer and lights. Contact Arnold Electrical to get an estimate for the best size generator for you.

We know that you are busy. So once we assess the problem together, you will not need to be present as we do our work.

you can contact us for an emergency call. Some reasons to contact us include:
Poor lighting quality
High energy costs
Power surges
regular tripping of circuit breakers

Yes, a generator will definitely pay for itself eventually. Over time, your home’s generator will save you the cost of replacing spoiled food and damaged frozen pipes in the event of a power outage. It will also help keep you comfortable and minimize disruption to your daily life during power outages.

Yes, you can receive a tax credit (not a tax deduction) for having a backup generator installed in your home. This way, your generator will save you money even if you aren’t using it.

Installing a ceiling fan, especially if you’re replacing a light fixture with it, is a tempting DIY task, but the added wiring and weight make it a complicated one. To avoid problems with your new ceiling fan in the future, it’s best to have it installed by a professional electrician. The service is inexpensive and comes with the certainty that your fan won’t be falling from the ceiling like a scene from a cartoon anytime soon!

Yes, you can have a charging station for your electrical vehicle installed at home. While it may require some rewiring to accommodate the equipment, your charging station will charge your car faster than the portable charger that came with it, saving you time.

If your home’s wiring is outdated (more than 50 years old), you need to rewire your entire house. 75% of all homeowner’s insurance claims are from fires caused by faulty or outdated electrical wiring. While the rewiring process can feel disruptive and overwhelming, it’s a necessary part of protecting your home and family. If you suspect that your home needs rewiring, contact Kankpe Electric for a system inspection.

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