Servall Electric Company Blog:Posts Tagged ‘Electrical Repairs’

Why Ceiling Fans Are Grossly Underrated

Monday, July 16th, 2018

wooden ceiling fanSo here’s the thing—a ceiling fan will not cool the air in the room in which it is running. You can leave that ceiling fan on all day, only to come home to a house that is just as hot temperature wise as you left it. So, we get it, ceiling fans may not seem like an important investment. Perhaps you believe there’s no point to their installation at all.

Sure, there are some wasteful ways you can use ceiling fans (like running them all day when you aren’t home, as we just mentioned). But there are also very useful ways to use them, too.

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Do I Need Electrical System Updates?

Monday, April 9th, 2018

American electrical outlet and cover plate, with screwdriver and wire nutsThroughout the course of your homeownership, you may have likely had a circuit breaker trip here and there. Maybe you noticed lights flickering every now and then, too. Perhaps you have an old electrical system—but should you be worried about this? Well, electrical troubles can be serious, even if their initial symptoms don’t seem that way. Electrical fires account for hundreds of home fires every year, and many of them are preventable.

We urge you to never neglect your need for electrical repairs in Cincinnati, OH, and consider an electrical system upgrade if your home if your home was built decades ago and never had one. Doing so can reduce your risk of electrical fires as well as electrocution, helping you live in a safer home. But, how do you know for sure when you need electrical repairs?

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The Most Common Electrical Repair Needs among Homeowners

Monday, November 20th, 2017

electrical blueprint with magnifying glassMost homeowners are able to do very basic jobs around the house, like replacing a light switch or the faceplate of an outlet. But for the most part, electrical services—particularly Newport, KY electrical repairs–should be left to the pros. This is due mainly in part to the safety risks involved with electric work, but it also helps to prevent property damage.

Keep reading to learn more about some of the most common electrical repair needs homeowners face, and why scheduling prompt service is vital.

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Why Aren’t My Outlets Working?

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

why-arent-my-outlets-workingAside from when it comes time to pay our electric bills, for the most part we tend to take electricity for granted—casually plugging in items like your hair dryer, phone and laptop chargers, and alarm clocks, and expecting them all to work without issue. So when you find an electrical outlet not working, it’s obviously frustrating. But more than that, it could be the sign of a serious problem that necessitates prompt electrical repairs in Cincinnati, OH.

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