Electrical Diagnostics & Repair

Seattle Electrical Diagnostics & Repair 

Depend on Our Experienced Electricians in King & Pierce County

Custom Electrical Services provides a comprehensive electrical troubleshooting and repair service for our loyal clients. Our team of licensed electricians is extremely knowledgeable and has the experience to fix any electrical problem. Whether it be loss of power, lights not functioning, or bad switches, we can find a solution. 

Our helpful team offers excellent financing plans, so reach out to us at (206) 558-0440 for more details.

Signs That an Electrical System Is in Trouble

Because an electrical system has to perform so many tasks on a daily basis, it is no wonder that it will experience trouble after much use. When the outlets, switches, wiring, or panels are acting up, they will make it difficult to receive a reliable source of power. More importantly, however, these issues can lead to a dangerous case of fire or electrical shock. The best way to avoid these problems is by looking for the early signs of trouble in the electrical system. 

Do not hesitate to get in touch with our helpful technicians when noticing: 

  • Exposed electrical wiring where the rubber has been torn off
  • Wires that are frayed, chewed by rodents, or completely cut
  • Electric panels that keep triggering the circuit breakers
  • The inability to use more than one electrical appliance at a time

What if an issue turns out to be more complicated, like appliances that are never able to receive power, or heaters shorting even after power is restored? With our reliable Seattle electrical diagnostics and repair, we can come to residents’ aid. We are typically available on the same day clients call for most troubleshooting questions and repair calls. Because electric issues strike at the worst times, we can also provide emergency service in the evenings and on weekends.

 

Areas We Serve

Custom Electrical Services is proud to serve Seattle, Washington and other surrounding areas

  • Auburn
  • Bellevue
  • Bonney Lake
  • Everett
  • Federal Way
  • Kent
  • King County
  • Kirkland
  • Puyallup
  • Redmond
  • Renton
  • Seattle
  • Tacoma

Why Are Your Lights Continually Flickering?

Having lights that are not reliable is highly frustrating since it makes it difficult to see and get critical tasks done. But what causes this problem in the first place? There are actually multiple reasons why the lights in a house might be going in and out. One part of the circuit might be suffering from a loose connection. Alternatively, the entire panel could be overloaded, especially if multiple lights do not use energy efficiently. 

Yet another reason could be that the outlet is malfunctioning, which causes any light appliances like lamps to flicker when plugged in. The problem is that there are so many different causes for lights malfunctioning that it is always best to call a professional from the beginning. With our detailed inspections, our experts at Electrical Troubleshooting & Repairs can analyze the situation closely. We will then advise a fast and effective solution to safely resolve the fault. Our services for Seattle electrical diagnostics and repair can protect homeowners from dangerous electrical shocks and fires.

What Causes a Breaker to Trip Repeatedly?

The most common cause of a circuit breaker tripping is an overload on the circuit. This occurs when too many appliances are plugged into the same circuit, drawing more power than it can handle. Other potential causes include faulty wiring or unsafe electrical connections; a short circuit caused by faulty wiring or a loose wire touching metal components; and electric arcing due to poor insulation around wiring. If you suspect any of these issues, consult an electrician for assistance.

Signs of a Bad Electrical Outlet

Signs of a bad electrical outlet can indicate potential safety hazards and should be addressed promptly. Here are some common signs to look out for:

  • Sparks or Arcing
  • Burn Marks
  • Warm or Hot Outlet
  • Flickering Lights
  • Tripped Circuit Breaker
  • Buzzing or Crackling Sounds
  • Intermittent Power
  • Loose Outlets
  • Age and Wear
  • Burning Smell

If you notice any of these signs, it's important to address the issue promptly for safety reasons.

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Why Are My Lights Flickering and Dimming

Lights flickering and dimming can be caused by various factors. Here are some common reasons:

  • Voltage Fluctuations: Fluctuations in electrical voltage can cause lights to flicker.
  • Loose or Faulty Wiring: Wiring issues in your home can lead to intermittent power supply, causing flickering or dimming.
  • Overloaded Circuits: Too many devices on a circuit can result in voltage drops affecting your lights.
  • Issues with Light Bulbs: Faulty or incompatible bulbs may flicker. Ensure compatibility and bulb condition.
  • Faulty Switches or Dimmer Switches: Malfunctioning switches can cause flickering or dimming.
  • Electrical Interference: Appliances with electric motors can introduce interference affecting lights.
  • Utility Company Issues: Problems with the utility company's equipment or power distribution may cause fluctuations.
  • Bad Electrical Connections in the Utility Line: Issues outside your home can impact the quality of power reaching your house.

In the event that the problem cannot be resolved with a repair, we will provide you with a free estimate to replace the circuit that is causing the issue.  Simply call us at (206) 558-0440 or contact us online to get started.

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