Precise Building Services Will Restore Power To Your Home
Are you having problems with your home’s electrical system with the power supply? If you’ve suddenly lost power to parts of your home, the lights seem dimmer or appliances just don’t seem to be working right, you can count on the experts at Precise Building Services.
Power outages across your DC area neighborhood may occur occasionally. Still, if your home doesn’t have power while your neighbors do, it’s usually a sign of a specific problem for your home. Similarly, if parts of your house have power while others rooms do not, it needs to be checked out by a licensed electrician.
Our team’s unique expertise has helped us troubleshoot and fix hundreds of site-specific power outage problems. Give the Precise Building Services team a call today!
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What Can Cause Power Outages In Your Home?
You are probably familiar with the many ways that your house may unexpectedly lose power. From severe storms to fallen trees affecting power lines, to blackouts or brownouts due to high power demand in the area, several problems can cause your neighborhood to lose power.
But what if the problem seems isolated to your house? Why is only your home losing power?
Here are a few steps to take if it seems like your house is the only one experiencing problems:
You might be dealing with a more serious issue if the lighting in your home alternates between bright and dim. Your circuit breaker may have a loose or corroded neutral wire. Your lights are receiving too much voltage when they get brighter, and not enough voltage when they get dim. Your electrical devices could end up getting too much or too little power and suffer damage if this issue worsens. Fires and other safety risks are primarily caused by loose or problematic connections. Get in touch with an electrician as soon as you can.
There are several reasons why this may be the case. For instance, you might be on a different transformer or distribution line than your neighbors. Additionally, before your power is restored, it might be necessary to fix any damage to your service line. Finally, before power is restored, it might be necessary to fix any damage to your home's electrical wiring.
To find out if a breaker tripped, check your main electrical panel. Fuses prevent circuits from overheating, which could start a fire or harm equipment. Try to determine what brought about the issue. Before turning the circuit breaker back on, disconnect everything from that circuit. You should hire an electrician if you frequently trip the same circuit breaker.
If none of your circuit breakers have tripped, the issue is probably more widespread. Look outside and see if there are streetlights on. Ask your neighbors if they are having any issues. If there are widespread issues you should contact your utility company to report the outage.
When To Call An Electrician For A Power Outage
It’s always important to keep one tip in mind when diagnosing a power outage problem: troubleshooting your home’s electrical system can be dangerous, especially when you are unfamiliar with the system. Whenever in doubt, it’s safer to call in an electrician.
Precise Building Services’ electricians have decades of experience in fixing electrical problems and are licensed and CBE-certified. If you are experiencing power outage problems that don’t seem to be due to the utility company, give our expert team a call. We stand ready to provide recommendations to keep you and your family safe, and we offer emergency service as well.