Problems with the electrical wiring in your home can eventually happen over time. These issues can result in significant safety hazards if you don’t take the time to contact one of our professionals to inspect your wiring. If they find any issues, they’ll determine the best solution for taking care of the problem to keep you and your family safe.
Here are four signs that it’s time to schedule an electrical inspection for your home.
1. Tripping Breakers
Circuit breakers play a key role in keeping you safe by preventing your system from getting overloaded. However, you are likely dealing with an electrical problem if your breakers are constantly tripping. The electrical wires may be overheating from the power surges, and this poses a very real fire hazard.
2. Hot Switches or Outlets
Outlets or switches in your home that are hot are another sign of a wiring problem in your home. A warm outlet without an electrical device attached is a major issue that needs to be inspected by a professional. This could indicate that wires are overheating, and this is always a dangerous situation.
3. Flickering Lights
Dealing with flickering lights is another common issue for many homes. This problem often happens due to electrical appliances not having enough power supply while operating. Eventually, this can overload your electrical system and result in expensive repairs.
4. Burning Smell
A burning odor in your home is never a good sign. Sometimes this can happen due to the electrical wiring becoming displaced inside the walls. You need to turn off your power supply and immediately contact an electrician. Getting this issue resolved as soon as possible is essential in preventing a fire from happening in your home.
GVEC Electrician Services offers a wide range of electrical services in Gonzales, Schertz, Seguin, La Vernia, Cuero and throughout South Central Texas. We are available for electrical upgrades, interior and exterior lighting, whole-home surge protection, and electrical inspections. We also specialize in solar installation services. Call GVEC Electrician Services today to learn more about using our electrical services!