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Electricity is a resource that serves many purposes, and it is difficult to imagine living in a world without it. With such a pivotal role that electricity plays in our lives, it only makes sense that the electricity powering your home is wired to code and meets your space's functional and aesthetic needs.


We at Salter & Reid Electric (2000) Inc. are a team of professional electricians trained to do all kinds of electrical repairs and maintenance. As licensed residential electricians in Ottawa, we serve clients in the Greater Ottawa area with a complete range of quality electrical services. Our team can do everything from troubleshooting and service upgrades to major installations and renovations. Read our client testimonials to see what our past customers have to say about our services.




As a homeowner, keeping your electrical system in tip-top shape is essential. That's why hiring a professional residential electrician to handle your electrical needs is crucial. Here are four benefits of hiring an expert electrician:


Safety: Electrical work is complex and dangerous, and a single mistake can have severe consequences. Licensed electricians have the skills, knowledge, and experience to handle your electrical needs safely.


Saves time and money: Attempting to fix an electrical issue yourself can take up a lot of your time and often lead to costly mistakes. Hiring a professional electrician can save you both time and money in the long run. They can quickly identify the problem and provide a cost-effective solution to prevent future issues.


Expertise: Certified electricians have extensive training and experience, allowing them to handle various electrical issues. They stay up-to-date with the latest technologies and industry practices, ensuring you with the most efficient and effective solution.

Peace of mind: When you hire a licensed electrician, you can relax, knowing that your electrical system is in good hands. They offer reliable and high-quality services, giving you peace of mind and allowing you to focus on other important things in your life.



Here are a few signs that suggest that you might need a residential electrician:


Hot Outlets or Switches: If your outlets or switches are hot to the touch, this could indicate an overloaded circuit or faulty wiring. This can be a serious safety hazard and should be addressed immediately.


Burning Smell: If you notice a burning smell coming from an outlet or electrical panel, it could be a sign of an electrical fire. In this case, you should turn off the power to the affected area and call a professional electrician immediately.


Tripping Breakers: Frequently tripping breakers may indicate an overloaded circuit or a faulty breaker. A residential electrician can identify and resolve the underlying issue to ensure your electrical system functions properly.

If you notice any of the above signs in your home, we highly recommend you call our expert team of residential electricians in Ottawa.


Ceiling lights

Ceiling fans

Pot lights

Kitchen and bathroom exhaust fans

Kitchen and bathroom renovations

Hot tubs

Panel and service upgrades

Replacement of plugs and switches

Telephone and cable lines

Electric heat

Coach house

Generator panel

Under cabinet lighting

Basement finishing and renovation

Additions and renovations

Electric vehicle chargers


​Knob and tube rewiring

​Aluminum copper pig-tails

​Wiring and rewiring

​Stand-by generators

See what Salter & Reid can do for you.


As experienced residential electricians in Ottawa, we will help you with any sort of residential service you need. Over the years, we have honed our eye for detail and can advise you on how to maximize your curb appeal with strategically placed exterior lighting and how to illuminate your interior with properly placed ambient lighting. We will also answer any questions you may have regarding wattage, LED lighting, and more.

Visit our gallery page for a glimpse of our past projects. Have questions about our services? Give us a call today!

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