Rewiring Your Home
Your home may be giving you signs of an electrical problem in need of a licensed electrician. Don’t assume the lights flickering in the ceiling fan is a loose bulb, check it. If a bulb isn’t loose, you may have a loose or damaged connection, or other problems that pose the risk of a house fire or shock. Never ignore an electrical problem, contact Mister Sparky for electrical wiring repair in Huntsville, AL.
Faulty wiring can place you or a family member at the risk of receiving a shock or may cause a housefire. One example of how shock may catch you unsuspecting is when a ground fault issue occurs with an appliance, and shock occurs when you touch it.
Loose connections can cause outlets and switches that go on and off randomly. Loose connections can occur anywhere that they are present, and occur over time due to the expansion and contraction caused by electricity heating a wire up, and then cooling down when off. Loose connections can also be caused by poor work provided by the original installer. Mister Sparky electricians can provide the electrical wiring repair in Huntsville, AL that you require.
Depending on the age, condition and type of wiring, your home may be a candidate for rewiring. Safety is the main priority, and electrical problems should be inspected by a qualified electrician. If your home is experiencing the following, contact a Mister Sparky electrician for electrical wiring repair in Huntsville, AL.
Flickering lights can be caused by something as simple as a loose bulb, or potentially wire damaging power surges. Flickering may also occur due to more serious issues such as damaged, frayed or loose wires,
The first step depends on where the flickering is occurring. If it is throughout the home, it may indicate a hazardous condition. Contact a Mister Sparky electrician for prompt electrical wiring repair in Huntsville, AL. However, if it is in a single light fixture, first check the bulbs, ensuring they are firmly screwed in. They can loosen over time due to expansion and contraction. Light bulbs may separate at the base, buy quality bulbs to avoid this. If the light continues to flicker, contact our electricians for inspection and electrical wiring repair in Huntsville, AL. A few of the possible causes include a loose connection in the wiring, or damage to the wire. Both can be hazardous and pose the potential for a house fire.
Flickering lights can also be due to power surges, both within the home and from external sources. You may notice the lights dimming when the AC cuts in, for example. There is a difference in lights dimming, but not going off, and flickering off and on. Dimming is often due to a surge, while flickering indicates an interruption in power, often due to a loose connection, whether a wire or a loose bulb. A Mister Sparky electrician in Huntsville, AL can determine the cause of your flickering lights, and provide the electrical wiring repair in Huntsville, AL that you need.
An overload on the electrical circuit can cause a tripped circuit breaker. For example, during holiday meal prep, you be using more small appliances simultaneously, and when you turn one on, the circuit breaker trips. That is an overload on the circuit. A Mister Sparky electrician can provide a new circuit and additional outlets for this type of issue. Furthermore, if overloaded circuits have caused damage to the wiring, we can fix that also, with electrical wiring repair in Huntsville, AL.
However, if you are having routine problems with one or more breakers tripping, it may indicate a problem with the wire, the electrical panel or the breaker. Our electricians can identify the cause, and provide a solution.
Sparking outlets may be due to wiring damage or a loose connection. This type of electrical problem has often been a cause of house fires. Contact Mister Sparky for prompt electrical wiring repair in Huntsville, AL.
A burning wire smell is a red flag for a hazardous electrical problem. If the odor is coming from an appliance, unplug it, or shut off the circuit that supplies it with power until it can be unplugged. If the odor seems to be coming from the electrical system, shut off the circuit breaker supplying the affected area, and call an electrician right away.
Two prong outlets are a sign of an outdated electrical system. Modern outlets accept three prong plugs. The third prong, and slot in the outlet is for grounding. On two prong outlets,the ground wire is absent, placing you at risk of shock. The electrical system should be updated as soon as possible, including upgrading an outdated service panel containing circuit breakers, and not fuses. Contact a Mister Sparky electrician to upgrade an unsafe electrical system with electrical wiring repair in Huntsville, AL.
When you find yourself needing more outlets, and using extension cords or power strips, it is a sign that you need additional circuits added with more outlets. A home with proper electrical service should have an outlet every six to eight feet.
Upgrading the electrical system will increase a home’s value, and ensures it passes the electrical inspection if you plan to sell in the near future.
Mister Sparky values your time and know you do as well. We guarantee your satisfaction, and will ensure your work is provided promptly, efficiently, meeting and/or exceeding the industry standards. In addition, our licensed electricians provide 24-hour emergency service to ensure we can be there when you need us. To receive Mister Sparky electrical wiring repair in Huntsville, AL with quality you can rely on, give us a call today. We serve the North Alabama region. Mister Sparky is a member of the BBB with an A+ rating.