Electrical Service – Install, Service and Repair Outlets and Circuits
When an outlet goes dead, too many homeowners think they can save the cost of a service call by doing the Electrical Service themselves. While there are some steps you can take to troubleshoot a dead outlet, the truth of the matter is working with electricity is dangerous and can be fatal if you don’t know what you’re doing. This is why thousands of St. Louis homeowners turn to the electricians at Exceptional Electric to install, service and repair outlets and circuits.
If you do decide to troubleshoot an outlet and you lack experience or much knowledge when it comes to working with electricity, be sure to stick with simple solutions first. Many homeowners find that GFCI outlets in bathrooms, garages, basements and kitchens appear to be dead outlets when in reality it’s a tripped circuit. By pressing the red reset button on the outlet cover, the outlet is functional again.
In other cases, you may need to go to a utility room or your basement and flip the switch on the circuit breaker. Hairdryers are notorious for blowing fuses making it seem that several outlets are dead. Hairdryers are power hogs that often cause a temporary overload on a circuit. When this overload occurs the circuit trips. Tripped circuit breakers aren’t always noticeable. Standing at your circuit breaker you may not see any switch out of place. At this point try firmly pressing every breaker to the “off” position and then switching them back to the “on” position.
If this doesn’t work, a loose wire in the electric box could be the cause of the problem. This is when it’s time to call the electricians at Exceptional Electric. If you are living in a home that was built fifteen years ago or more, your home’s electric panel may not be capable of handling the amount of power needed by all the electrical appliances families rely on today. The electricians at Exceptional Electric can upgrade your electric panel to accommodate the multitude of electrical devices families use today. Homeowners who have renovated their homes or put on an addition to their homes require additional circuits. Upgrading you home’s electrical panel allows you to add more outlets and circuits. An upgraded electrical panel reduces over-crowded outlets and overloaded breakers that are constantly tripping. Upgraded electrical panels also provide power for larger appliances like dryers.
Licensed, insured and bonded, the electricians at Exceptional Electric have the experience to upgrade your home’s electric panel, ensuring work is done safely and to code. Protect your home’s safety and contact an Exceptional Electric electrician to take care of your circuit breaker problems. Our certified electricians will inspect and replace the circuit breakers that are constantly tripping in your home.
St. Louis homeowners rely on Exceptional Electric to determine electrical problems in their homes, recommend the best solutions and fix these problems. Doing electric work yourself as a means of saving the cost of a service call is dangerous and can be fatal when you don’t know what you’re doing. Turn to the electricians at Exceptional Electric to keep you and your family safe.