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Common Electrical Problems

You might have been disregarding some common electrical problems in your home, but you should be aware that many of these are very harmful. If you have not conducted an inspection of common electrical problems in your home, please contact Mr. Electric Of Katy.

What are the harmless electrical problems in homes?

Common problems such as loose outlets, broken light switch, and damaged extension cord may seem harmless but still require adequate attention from an electrician. For loose outlet, plug make sure you turn off the breaker and use a voltmeter to check the voltage inside, then unscrew the cover plate before adding outlet shims until the outlet becomes flush to the wall. 

For the broken light switch simply make use of a flat screwdriver to remove the faceplate and then make use of Phillips head to remove the light switch. Make sure you test the wires connected to the screw for electric flow. 

The issue of a short circuit may occur in appliances such as hair dryers, and it causes the circuit to trip. Make sure the breaker is reset, and if the problem repeats frequently, then a short within the wiring must be handled by a certified electrician. These electrical problems may look harmless, but you need a certified electrician to rectify them. 

Hazardous electrical problems that require emergency electrical services

Flickering and dimming lights are hazardous in nature, they are caused by corroded and loose connections that make intermittent contact. You need to contact a professional electrician before this problem causes arcing. 

Frequent burning out of light bulbs may be caused by a loose connection inside the socket. In recessed lights that that fail frequently, an insulation nearby may be causing overheating hence the lights shut off, to prevent burning.  Dead outlets are hazardous problems caused by arcing or tripping poor connections. The excessive buildup of heat in the tripped breaker can result in burning of wires, causing dead outlets. 

Outlets and switches that are constantly getting warm pose a serious safety risk to homes. You need to contact a professional, certified and licensed electrician to attend to this problem as soon as possible. 

Frequently tripping breakers are as hazardous as any other electrical problems in homes. Frequently tripping circuit breaker is a sign that your circuit has been overloaded, with appliances consuming more electricity. You should consider upgrading your circuit by contacting a certified, professional electrician.

Mr. Electric Of Katy offers 100% electrical repair, replacement and installation services

All hazardous and non-hazardous electrical problems are preventable especially when you schedule maintenance electrical inspections, repairs, and replacement. The non-hazardous electrical problems may become aggravated when ignored for too long, thus leading to potentially dangerous electrical problems that can cause fire outbreaks. Mr. Electric Of Katy provides a full professional inspection of electrical systems in homes and commercial premises, with the purpose of recommending the most appropriate repairs or upgrades that will reduce the risks of fire accidents. Our services are affordable and 100% guaranteed. Give us a call today at Mr. Electric Of Katy and we will be right there to help. 

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