Do you find it frustrating when your lights flicker or the recessed lights turn on and off by themselves? How about when you plug in an electrical appliance you need to use urgently, and the outlet is dead? The electrical circuit is a complex system of wires, plugs, switches, outlets, and lights. All these components, despite regular electrical inspections, tend to give problems now and then. Due to the dangerous nature of electricity in the hands of the amateur, It is important to remember that only qualified electricians should do home electrical repairs on the electrical circuit.
Electrical “Do It Yourself” is never recommended, especially when it comes to electrical fault finding and repairs. A qualified electrician has the expertise to trace an electrical fault quickly and to do so safely. Some common electrical repairs that homeowners request include:
There are numerous causes of flickering lights.
Recessed lights produce a lot of heat, so they have a safety device that activates if it gets too hot. Hot bulbs are a fire hazard, so this issue needs to be attended to urgently.
Reasons the bulbs get too hot include:
Some reasons that light switches don’t work are:
Some reasons your bulbs burn out repeatedly include:
Before assuming that the outlet is dead, ensure that your appliance is not faulty. Several reasons can cause a dead outlet.
If the outlet or switch shocks you when touched or when you plug a device in or out, the fault could lie with the device itself, or the wiring.
A circuit breaker is a vital safety feature on the electrical circuit.
The circuit breaker is designed to trip and interrupt the flow of current if:
If you suddenly notice a spike in your electrical bill, it could be due to:
To prevent electrical problems, all homeowners should schedule a regular electrical inspection.
This is especially important if you:
The electrical inspection will include:
Do you have any electrical faults that need urgent attention? Our experienced, licensed, and insured technicians will trace and repair any electrical fault. Our customers all agree that since 1983, Art Plumbing, AC & Electric have been the electricians of choice in South Florida. Give us a call on 1-561-391-1048 Monday to Saturday between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. or on Sundays for emergencies.
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