Fibre Optic Vs. Copper Cable

Over the last few years, the communications industry has seen a steady shift from copper wires to fiber optic cables. The difference in the amount of data that can be transmitted between the two is staggering. A standard copper wire is capable of carrying up to 10Gbps, or 10 billion bits per second, while fiber…

Diagnosing GFCI Outlet Problems

GFCI outlets, technically known as ground fault circuit interrupters, are outlets built to turn themselves off when there’s an imbalance between incoming and outgoing currents. By doing this, it protects electrical wiring from overheating and possibly catching fire. You’ll normally find GFCI outlets in bathrooms and kitchens, places where you’ll find a higher amount of…

Financing Part 2: What To Finance

Thanks to our partnership with Financeit, Netco Electric can now offer financing for your electrical needs. Unlike buying a car, or financing a new home entertainment package, financing electrical repairs isn’t quite straightforward. You may be wondering what electrical work you would need to actually finance. Here’s what we recommend! Wiring Overhaul Some homes are…