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4 Types of Electrical Troubleshooting and Repairs to Consider This Spring


With winter over and summer around the corner, spring is the best time of the year to get ahead on maintenance around the house. Whether it be spring cleaning or pre-summer maintenance, making use of this interim time of the year is what most homeowners rely on to keep their home systems running year-round. Your Florida home’s electrical system is something that should also be included with the list of annual checkups, and you should have a professional come in to assess any electrical troubleshooting and repairs in Jupiter, FL, each year.

Below is a list of common electrical issues we at Excel Electric see and recommend having taken care of this spring, right after the spring cleaning finishes of course.

  1. Frayed Wires: If there are frayed wires in your home, it’s time to get them repaired. Frayed wires a common occurrence in older homes, and tend to happen naturally as electrical systems age without proper maintenance. Having these wires replaced can help improve electrical efficiency in your home and decrease the risk of fire.
  2. Flickering Lights: Let’s be honest, flickering lights are both annoying and kind of creepy in your home. If you’ve been experiencing this issue all winter, it’s time to get them fixed this spring. Most of the time, flickering lights come back to an issue with wiring or with the circuit box, and an electrical professional like Excel Electric can diagnose and fix this issue with ease.
  3. 2-prong Outlets: How old is your home? Old enough to have 2-prong outlets? If so, it’s time to upgrade. Older, 2-prong outlets are completely outdated in today’s electrical systems, having been replaced with newer, more efficient and safer 3-prong varieties. Although they are from antiquated systems, these 2-prong outlets are a common issue in many homes and should be updated this spring to improve electrical efficiency and lower chance of electrical mishap in your home.
  4. Faulty Panels: How’s the health of your home’s electrical panel doing? If you’re frequently experiencing blown fuses or tripped breakers, it’s time to have a professional inspect your electrical panel. With the hot Florida summer on its way, your energy needs will be growing, and having an updated electrical panel to help supply your energy needs will create a safer and more effective home electrical system.

Summer is the time of year to enjoy the warmer days, outdoor parties and as much as cream as you can handle. Partaking in electrical repairs this spring will help make your summer carefree and enjoyable without the worries of electrical issues plaguing your days. To have professional electrical troubleshooting and repairs in Jupiter, FL, completed, call your local experts at Excel Electric.

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