Every business or household owner uses their electrical systems to help run their day-to-day activities. But when your system breaks down or needs updating, what signs should you look out for, and when should you turn to the services of a professional?
If you are frequently experiencing your fuses blowing, then this can be indicative of a blown-out circuit, which can of course be a major hazard if not handled correctly. A blown-out circuit should be fixed by a trained professional as not only do we know what we are looking for, but if you don’t know how to handle the circuit, you risk serious injury… or worse.
If you require any electrical services in South London, or the surrounding areas, it’s important to reach out to a highly qualified electrician, such as our team at ABEC Electrical Services.
Another major sign to watch out for is if your bulbs are constantly flickering; this is indicative of a poor connection somewhere within your circuit. The more extensive the flickering is around your building, the bigger the problem it can become. Again, as this is related to your circuitry, it is advised to use seek the services of a professional. Our team of highly experienced electricians have years of experience in dealing with lighting issues, and are on hand to ensure that your electricals live to see another day.
Plugging in and unplugging over a period of time can cause deterioration of the outlets. Outlets that have worn out are a common cause of fires and can lead to other serious, and even fatal, injuries. Government statistics suggest electrical damage causes more than 20,000 fires a year in which almost half are accidental UK fire house fires. Even the smallest of cracks in a plug outlet can turn into a potentially fatal hazard, so it’s imperative to address any issues straight away before they turn into something that can not only be more damaging, but can cost much more.
Old or damaged wiring is a major cause of fires occurring in the home, to avoid this from happening you should consider hiring an experienced electrician that can regularly inspect your wiring. Our engineers are experts; not only in rewiring but spotting the signs before they turn into something more serious.
If you are concerned about your electricals – whether it be wiring, plugs or if you notice something you suspect is untoward – always hire a professional. The consequences of making any mistake with your electricals can be potentially destructive to your premises and you risk suffering a serious injury. That’s why our team of professionals are always on hand.
If you would like to know more about the services that we provide, or to discuss any issues that you are experiencing, contact us today before the issue grows; a member of our team will be more than happy to answer any of your queries.