Why do we call the electrician?

We’ve all been there. Whether it’s flickering lights, a tripped switch, or even a total power outage, there are numerous reasons as to why we often find ourselves lunging for the phone, Googling ‘Electrician near me’. Over the years, here at Custom Wired Electrical we’ve seen it all so we’ve put together a list of the most common reasons the people of Dublin pick up the phone and call us. 

System Tripping 

This occurs when your fuses are providing more power than your circuit can provide safely. Potentially, this can be quite hazardous, even putting the safety of your family or work colleagues at risk. If this occurs, please do not hesitate to reach out to us here at Custom Wired Electrical and we will resolve the issue as quickly and stress free as possible. 

Flickering Lights

Lights flickering in your house can be extremely irritating. As well as being irritating, this is also a key indicator that the electrical circuit in your home or building is currently overloaded. There are also other potential causes of flickering lights, such as an incorrectly fitted or installed bulb. However, if you notice your lights flickering, call us today and we will find the source of the problem for you.

Electrician Measuring Voltage
Warm Switches or Switch Plates

If you notice your power points or electrical systems are warm to the touch, or you notice blackening around the switch plate, this is another key indication that your electrical circuit cannot keep up with the demands of your home or business. To combat this, we suggest you seek the professional opinion of an experienced electrician who can help to quickly diagnose the problem and if needed implement a solution. 

Need More Power Outlets?

Another common reason many us call an electrician is that we simply require more sockets or power outlets. If you find yourself to be over reliant on extension cords, then perhaps it may be time to call in the services of an electrician. This will not only tidy up your home and provide you with more power outlets, but will also ensure improved safety in your home or business. 


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