Electrical Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When is it time to call an electrician?
    Anytime your home or business needs electrical service or repair. Some immediate signs are having to reset your circuit breakers or blown fuses often, when turning your air conditioner on and the lights dim, lights flickering or going on and off, smelling electrical burning (call immediately), when you have too many extension cords for your computer or electrical appliances, when you need a 3-prong adapter because you only have 2-prong outlets, knob and tub wiring, building a new home or remodeling an existing one. More
  • A light fixture in my house is flickering, what should I do?
    A flickering light could be the symptom of several problems. If the light bulb is good (not burnt out), it could be a loose connection in the circuit. More
  • I reset the breaker but my power is still out, what do I do?
    First try to determine the cause of tripped breaker and correct it. In order to reset a breaker in your electrical panel, you must move (push) the breaker firmly to the off position (this resets it) and then push it back to the on position. More
  • Why are some outlets/lights working in a room and some are not?
    There are many things that can cause this to happen. Possible causes are: 1) the outlets/lights that work are on a separate circuit than those that do not work; 2) an outlet is bad; 3) a worn-out outlet or light switch. More
  • Can I back feed generator power into my house through an outlet such as the dryer outlet?
    NO! DO NOT back feed generator power into a dryer or any other outlet directly, your insurance company will probably NOT cover you if an accident occurs! More

Business FAQ

  • How much do you charge to come out and give me an estimate?
    Nothing – all estimates are free.
  • Are you licensed?
    Yes, we are fully licensed, bonded and insured.
  • Do you do troubleshooting?
    Yes, we have an excellent reputation for troubleshooting.
  • How much do you charge?
    We prefer to estimate most jobs. Most sites, whether commercial or residential, need to be seen by an electrician to determine the amount of work required.
  • Do you accept credit cards?
    Yes, Visa, MasterCard, and American Express.
  • When can I expect my estimate to be delivered?
    Typically they are e-mailed the following business day.
  • When replacing a fixture, do you take away the old ones?
    Yes, on request.
  • Can you refer me to plumber? A drywall contractor? A Painter? Etc.
    Yes, we refer other contractors with whom we have worked with over the years.
  • Have “you” ever been shocked?