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3 Reasons to Call an Electrician


The infrastructure of a house or building tends to be ignored until there's something wrong with it. This is definitely true of electrical wiring in Cleveland. It usually isn't given a second thought until outlets no longer deliver electricity, there is no outlet in a desired place at all, or the breakers trip whenever something new is plugged in. Once any of these things happen, the electrical wiring is brought to maximum awareness. Here is more information about some of the most common issues involving electrical systems:

Breaker Trips

While it's normal to have a breaker occasionally trip, that's not the case if it happens when the circuit is under a low load. Overly-frequent breaker-tripping can indicate that the circuit's wiring is damaged. Damaged wiring can't carry as much current, so it doesn't take much to overload it. Be especially wary if a circuit can no longer handle loads that it used to be able to deal with.

Wiring can be damaged by a number of things. One of the most common is rodents in the walls. For some reason, they like to chew wires and can cause significant damage. Age is another problem for wiring. As it gets older, it becomes more brittle. Eventually, the insulation or the wiring itself can break due to this effect.

Outlets That Don't Deliver

Plugging something in and having nothing happen means that something has completely cut the supply of electricity through the outlet. The outlet itself may be faulty or damaged, so electricians will often test them first. Strangely, this problem may arise due to a fault in an entirely different outlet. That's because many outlets are "daisy chained" and if one outlet in the chain goes out, they all do. It's much like Christmas lights, only with outlets!

Another problem that can cause this effect is broken or chewed wiring. If testing doesn't reveal a faulty outlet, the electrician will move to the wiring next.

Lack of Outlets

Sometimes, there's nothing wrong with the existing wiring or outlets. Instead, there simply is no outlet where a homeowner needs one. Rather than running an extension cord through the house, have a new outlet installed in the wall. This will provide a safe and convenient source of electricity – right where it's needed.

Electricians can do many things to fix, upgrade, or expand electrical wiring. Call one quickly if the current electrical system is inadequate in any way.

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  • Inspection Report Corrections

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  • Re-wiring
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  • Equipment Installations
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