Business & Residential Electrical Services

For all of your electrical needs for your Nanaimo area home or business and for your residential electrician or commercial electrician, you can count on Jack Olsen and his team of professional licensed electricians.

Jack Olsen is a British Columbia licensed electrician that takes pride in top quality work. His goal is to give you the best in service, using the right products for the job - all at a reasonable price that will fit your budget.

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    To find out more about JLO Electrical services or to request a free written estimate on your next electrical repair, installation or remodeling job, call JLO Electrical today 250-714-4782 or email Jack at

    JLO Electrical Ltd – Professional, Efficient and Courteous Service – 24/7 Emergency Calls

    • Electrical Service Repairs
    • Service 3 phase Systems
    • Competitive and fair rates
    • Speedy Service for Nanaimo and central Vancouver Island
    • JLO Electrical electricians are licensed, polite and professional
    • We offer fair prices and guarantee customer satisfaction
    • We install renewable energy equipment
    • Home and business automation 
    • 100, 200, 400, 600 AMP service upgrade
    • Panel change (with new breakers, installation of Hi-Energy surge protection)
    • Hard wired smoke detectors with battery back-up installations
    • Aluminum wiring reconditioning
    • Appliance hook-ups (stove, oven, cook top, fridge, microwave, washer, dryer, Water heater, hot tub, sauna, pool motor)
    • Surge protection (protection from lighting, black outs, brown outs)
    • Installation (ceiling fans, fixtures, pot lights, chandeliers)
    • New construction and renovation
    • Transformer and motor installation
    • Code correction and safety inspection
    • Electrical Home Inspections as required by insurance
    • Now offering infared electrical inspections
    • Just a reminder that JLO electrical services follows the Canadian electrical code.                                                                                            When a project requires an electrical permit we obtain one ,it protects the owner and JLO Electrical services.
      The only electrical work that does not require a permit is:
           Change out receptacles
           Cord attachment plugs
           Snap switches
           Dimmer switches
           Fan speed controllers
           And over current devices (breakers)
    • All new or changed wiring requires a permit (including off grid)
    • Electrical work can only be done by a home owner if
          The home is not part of a strata or a rental property.
          The home owner is required to obtain an electrical permit from             Technical Safety BC.
          Other wise all work must be done by an license’s electrical                       contractor and a permit is required.