Warning Signs Indicating the Need for Electrical Repairs
Without any doubt, one of the greatest luxuries of the modern home is its electrical system. Electricity provides the comfort, convenience, and entertainment that you enjoy within your property on a daily basis. In fact, it is hard to think of a single everyday task that is not made possible in some way by electricity.
For these reasons alone, you have an obligation to keep your electrical system in the best condition possible at all times. At Old-Fashioned Electric, our Alpharetta electricians are here to assist you with this responsibility. Our highly skilled team can troubleshoot your entire electrical system in order to identify any problems. We can fix wiring problems, electrical outlets, and appliances.
Some of the most common electrical repair issues involve the wiring within your home. If you notice any of the following things occurring in your property, you should call our Alpharetta electrical repair technicians for help today.
Electrical Wiring Is Overheating
Because electricity is so ubiquitous, people often fail to consider how dangerous it is if it is not properly maintained. One of the biggest risks involving faulty electrical wiring is that of a fire. According to estimates, over 16,000 electrical fires occur every year. Many of these could have been prevented if repairs had been conducted.
If you notice that your electrical system is overheating, you should contact our Alpharetta electricians immediately. Common warning signs of electrical wiring problems include the following:
- Scorch Marks on Outlets
- Warm Walls
- Warm Appliances
- Burning Rubber Smells
- Smoke from System
- Failing Breakers
Electrical Wiring Is Damaged
Over years of use, every electrical system will suffer some wear and tear. Temperature changes and overheating can cause the wiring insulation to crack and fray. Rodents often chew through electrical wiring. Hanging pictures on walls and other minor things around your home can pinch, cut, or nick wiring. If you notice that any wiring within your home is visibly damaged, you should call our professionals to conduct electrical repairs today.
Electrical Wiring Is Overloading
If you live in an older home or if you have many high-energy-demand appliances, your electrical wiring may be insufficient to provide the amount of energy that you and your family need. If you electrical wiring is overloading, it can cause poor performance and lead to more significant damage. Our Alpharetta electricians can repair and upgrade electrical wiring as need be in order to ensure that it can provide for your family’s unique needs.