Common Electrical Problems

  1. Lights dim when AC turns on
    Possible lose connection at service and/or service upgrade necessary

 

  1. Lights dim when refrigerator turns on
    Possible reverse polarity or lose connection at service and/or service upgrade necessary

 

  1. Half the plugs in your home don’t work
    Possible lose wires at plug or at breaker

 

  1. Half of lights in your home don’t work
    Possible lose wire at light fixture or at breaker

 

  1. Circuits tripping when microwave is used
    Possible need for new, dedicated circuit

 

  1. Circuits tripping when hair dryer is used
    Possible need for new circuit

 

  1. Losing power when vacuum is used
    Possible lose wire at plug or breaker or new circuit necessary

 

  1. Lights brightening, then dimming
    Possible loss of neutral wire at fixture or plug

 

  1. Sparking when plugging in appliance to outlet
    Possible lose connections at plug