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Top 3 Services That Should Be Done by Professional Electricians

September 04, 2020

In today’s world, electricity is the ultimate source of power but it can also be very dangerous. This is why you should never attempt to perform any electrical work unless you have the skills to do so. If you are encountering any electrical issues or are planning to make some upgrades to your electrical system, the best option is to call a licensed electrician to perform the necessary electrical services you need.


They have undergone proper training and are knowledgeable of the latest electrical safety codes. Here are the common services they can provide you:


Replacing lighting elements
While many people try to replace their light fixtures, it is recommended that you get professional assistance to ensure the job is done properly and safely. One example to seek an electrician is if you want to change your lighting but the amperage of your circuitry is not enough to cover its wattage. For this, you will need to add more wiring  from the circuit breaker and this task is best left to professionals who provide licensed electrical services. Other situations are when you need high-temperature insulation for lighting fixtures mounted on your ceiling.


Converting your outlets to GFCI

Ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs) are intended to automatically shut off power if the electricity load is not balanced to prevent shock or in the case that water comes in contact with it. This is why electrical codes make it a requirement that an outlet in your kitchen or bathroom is changed to a GFCI outlet. If your house is old, it's likely you don’t have this feature yet but a professional electrician can convert any of your outlets into GFCIs and install more of them. 


Upgrading service panels
Service or breaker panels are an important part of the electrical system in your home. If you want to upgrade your home appliances or add more items, you will most likely also have to upgrade those panels to have sufficient electrical power to accommodate additional appliances. Old service panels may blow fuses, cause flickering lights, and other electrical problems. 


If you are seeking electrical services for your residential or commercial space, A.S. Electrical can help you. Contact us today to learn more about our services!