Waiting on an Electrical Repair is Dangerous

If your home is in need of an electrical repair, it is extremely hazardous to wait. Outdated or damaged wiring can easily result in a house fire or shock. Rather than noticing glitches in your electrical system and waiting to see what happens, contact a professional electrician for help immediately. We specialize in all types of electrical repairs and would be happy to assist you.

Older home repairs are more common

Older homes are often outfitted with outdated wiring systems. While old wiring is already a hazard due to the likelihood that it has corrosion and damage, it can also easily be overloaded by modern-day technology. Overheated and overworked wiring systems lead to house fires, wall damage, electrical shock and could cause the complete breakdown of an electrical system, leaving the home without any electricity. Repairing and updating older electrical systems can be done with each part of the house being worked on at separate times. This aspect leaves the part of the house not being worked on with power. If a homeowner waits until the outdated wiring system fails altogether, the process takes longer, and the residents are left without any power.

Emergency storm damage may create the need for repairs

Storms often lead to electrical damage, especially when a house or power pole nearby is hit by lightning. If there is concern that an electrical system has been affected by a recent storm, help should be sought out quickly as a home that has been struck by lightning is at risk for fire even hours after the lightning hit. The electrical system should be tested for potential damage because if it is not, there could be a fire that develops behind the walls without the residents realizing it until it is too late. We provide emergency repairs and inspections. We also have the materials needed to fix repairs on hand so that an immediate solution can be provided.

High electric bills may be reduced with proper repairs

Unnecessarily high electric bills are a sign that there is a problem with an electrical system. If steps are being taken to conserve energy, but the numbers on the bills keep getting higher and higher, repairs are most likely needed. If an electrical system is not firing on all cylinders so to speak, it has to work harder to power the home. A professional electrician can inspect the system to determine the source of the issue and provide the needed repairs.

Signs that an electrical repair is needed

  • Outdated wiring
  • Faulty wiring
  • Dimming lights
  • Buzzing
  • Breakers tripping
  • Blown fuses
  • Hot outlets or switch plates
  • Burning odor
  • Undependable light switches
  • Sparks
  • Scalded outlets
  • Dead outlets
  • Electrical surges or bright lights

Call for help if your home is having electrical problems

If you have noticed any of these signs or you have any concern whatsoever about the condition of your electrical system, do not wait to call an electrician. Waiting results in putting yourself and your family in danger. Schedule an appointment today to have an electrician inspect your electrical system if it has not been done recently. You may find that your home is in need of a serious electrical repair that we can quickly fix.

Call (636) 237-8435 today to reach Exceptional Electric.

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