With a seperately metered system there can also be less "headaches" to dealing with a tenant.
- The tenant will be required to have the utility bill in their own name. So late or missed payments only affect them.
- There can be no arguement over who used the power and therefore must pay more of the bill.
Many homeowners are deciding to install legal suites in their homes for the rental income. However, without the proper electrical service the system can easily become overloaded and a significant fire hazard. It's important to have a qualified electrician verify that your service can support the extra load.
It is a 2 storey home with a separately metered legal suitedownstairs. As per the BC building code there are photoelectric type smoke alarms interconnected between the suites. Also a structured media panel, allowing the cable / tel / internet connections throughout the home to be easily adapted to whatever the homeowner and suite tenants needs are.
This new construction build is the personal home of a local framing contractor.