Servall Electric Company Blog:Posts Tagged ‘professional electrical services’

Have You Considered These Aesthetic Electrical Additions?

Monday, May 7th, 2018

beautiful home interior with recessed lightingMore and more homeowners are seeking ways to improve not only the comfort of their households, but also the visual appeal. This may be so that they can entertain, or even just enjoy some comfortable alone time after long and draining days at work. Many times, this includes the installation of electrical appliances and equipment such as home theaters, kitchen appliances, and more.

We want to stop here and make sure we mention how important it is that a professional Florence, OH electrician perform any type of electrical installation in your home. This is for a few reasons. Your safety is a number one concern. But also, do you know how much voltage your electrical system can actually handle? Chances are if your home is more than a few decades old, you’re due for an electrical panel upgrade. When you have that handled, then you can start considering the following aesthetic electrical additions.

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Fire Safety: Smoke Detectors Are Just the Beginning

Monday, March 26th, 2018

Common plastic white home smoke detector alarm, preventing an abnormal smoke in the room from perhaps a fire with a sound very loud. In the image, there is a big fire in the room and there is smoke that rises to the ceiling where is placed the equipement. This one is mounted on wooden ceiling. For example in France country, those smoke detector are required since march 2015. On the sensor is written that we should not paint it, and direction to open or close it, there is the test button because we need to check it regularly, and a red led indicating that the battery inside is always good.One of the most important things you can do in your home to protect not only the property but your family as well is to have smoke detectors professionally hardwired into your electrical system. Of course, to do this you’ll want to make sure you hire the best professional electricians in Hamilton, OH.

The reason that hardwiring your smoke detectors is such a good idea is because then they can be interconnected, so if one goes off in one room of the home, the others sound their alarm too. This way if you don’t hear it due to sleeping, you’ll be alerted to the danger right away.

But fire safety is about more than just having smoke detectors adequately installed. It’s also about making sure your entire electrical system is in good condition. Below are some electrical services for you to consider, ensuring this is the case.

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Signs You’re in Need of an Electrical Panel Upgrade

Monday, January 29th, 2018

two electricians in hard hats working on electrical panelAt some point over the course of your homeownership, you may have had a circuit breaker trip. Or maybe you’ve noticed lights flickering every now and then. Do you have an older living space, with an equally old electrical system? If so, and you notice these symptoms more than once, then it is time to pay attention.

Electrical problems can be serious, even if their initial symptoms don’t seem that way at first. Electrical fires account for hundreds of injuries each year, some fatal, and most preventable. Covington, KY electrical repair services, such as upgrading your home’s wiring or electrical panel, may be necessary to ensure your safety, as well as the integrity of your home. But how do you know when you need these services?

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When Electrical Installation Goes Wrong

Monday, January 1st, 2018

Electrical installation components and tools background. Isolated on white. With clipping patch.When it comes to having electrical work done in your home, there’s a reason we recommend only trusting the work to the pros. We understand that it may seem more convenient to try and complete electrical installations and other types of wiring jobs on your own, but not only will you be sacrificing your time and effort to do so, but your safety as well.

Professional installation is also the best way to ensure that the installation job is done correctly, and that your risk of Florence, KY electrical repair needs later on down the line is reduced. Keep reading to learn what can, and often does, go wrong with amateur electrical installations.

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Why You Need a Professional for Your Appliance Replacement

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

white kitchen with multiple appliances in it.For most homeowners, when you need electrical installation in Hamilton, OH for an appliance, you just go out and buy the first one you can find, usually at the cheapest price. But what most people don’t realize is that hiring a professional to help you choose a new appliance and install it can actually be a great, affordable, alternative over just sticking a new appliance in your kitchen yourself or trusting a general handyman to do the job.

Take a refrigerator for instance. Replacing this appliance is timely and probably inconvenient for you to plan. Plus, you have to dispose of your old one which only adds to the inconvenience. Without the right professional on your side, you could also find yourself spending too much time and wasting too much money on your fridge replacement. Keep reading for a few reasons why you need a pro for your appliance installation and replacement needs.

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This Is Why Your Lights Are Flickering

Monday, August 28th, 2017

beautiful New Hardwood floors home interiorAre flickering lights a common occurrence in your household? Perhaps you just chalk it up to the fact that you live in an aging home. But, this shouldn’t be acceptable. In fact, it can be dangerous. Electrical problems can be serious, even if their symptoms—like flickering lights—seem relatively benign. Electrical fires actually account for hundreds of injuries, and even fatalities, each year—and many are preventable.

If you have a single bulb that’s flickering, it’s likely you just need to change that one out. However, if multiple lights are flickering in a room or throughout your home, the cause is an outdated electrical system with either frayed wiring or too much demand on it. Flickering lights aren’t the only sign of electrical trouble though—there are a number of other signs that you need an upgrade to your electrical system, which we’ve covered below.

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How Can You Help Make Your Home a Safer Place?

Monday, July 31st, 2017

make-home-safer-placeWhen you think of home safety, you likely think of baby-proofing medicine cabinets and areas that you keep cleaning supplies so small children and pets can’t get to them. Hopefully, your mind also turns to your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors—both vital in giving homeowners and home occupants warnings in case of a CO leak or a fire.

But what about the other dangers that exist, such as the cause of most home fires? According to the U.S. Fire Administration, approximately 26,000 residential fires a year are caused by faulty home wiring, many of which result in fatalities. Electrical hazards are, unfortunately, something that goes unnoticed by too many homeowners, until it’s too late. While you can count on us for quality Loveland, OH electrical services, we want to ensure that you are protected from electrical hazards to begin with. Keep reading for some tips on how you can find hazards that could be lurking around your living space.

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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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Signs Your Home Needs an Electrical Wiring Upgrade

Monday, June 19th, 2017

home-needs-electrical-wiring-upgrade-signsA circuit breaker trips every now and then. Lights flicker in your kitchen or somewhere else in your home on occasion. You have an older home with an equally old electrical system. Are any of these factors cause for concern? Well, electrical problems can be serious, even if their symptoms don’t seem dire right away. Electrical fires account for a lot more injuries and property damage than you may realize.

Upgrading your home’s electrical system can help reduce the risk of electrical fires or electric shock, but how do you know if your home needs this upgrade? It’s true, you can’t always tell on your own. You might have to call in a licensed electrician to inspect your system—and that’s what we’re here for! We are happy to inspect your system regardless of whether or not you know something is wrong. To further assist you with the latter, though, we’ve shared some signs that you may need a professional electrician right away, below.

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Why Professional Home Automation Installation Is Essential

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

professional-home-automation-installation-essentialTo understand why it’s so important that you only trust a professional for your Loveland, OH home automation services, it’s first important to know what exactly home automation is. This is when all, or many, of your home’s devices and appliances are networked together so that you have seamless control over the aspects of your home.

Whether it’s your home’s temperature, lighting, or security, you will be able to make any adjustments you need to from either a centralized hub or even directly from your smartphone or another mobile device. There are a number of configurations at your disposal when it comes to setting up a home automation system, but it does require the touch of a professional.

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