Electrical Repairs

Don't wait—ensure your safety and comfort by scheduling your electrical repair with Laughlin Electric today.

A Laughlin Electric employee greet a customer in need of electrical repairs.

Laughlin Electric Electrical Repair

Electricity is often taken for granted as it powers our homes and offices seamlessly. But malfunctions in electricity can—at best--put a serious crimp in our personal and business activities. At worst, the can turn into a serious safety hazard. Our electrical repair company has over 30 years of experience giving property owners the peace of mind and quality service they deserve.

24/7 Online Booking

Schedule Now

Signs That Electrical Repair Is Needed

Read More
Read Less

When damage to an electrical system is spotted early, it's more likely that a property owner can mitigate the costs of fixing that damage. Common signs that repair work is needed include the following:

  • Flickering Lights

    While occasional flickering may not be a cause for immediate concern, persistent or frequent flickering could indicate an underlying issue that calls for professional attention by our team.

  • Sparks

    If sparks are noticed when plugging in or unplugging an appliance, it is crucial to address the issue promptly. Sparks can pose a significant fire hazard and may result in electrical shocks if left unresolved.

  • Strange Smells & Noises

    Another indicator of potential electrical issues is the presence of strange smells or noises originating from electrical outlets, switches, or appliances. Unusual odors like burning plastic or a smoky scent may suggest overheating wires or electrical components.

    Similarly, buzzing, crackling, or popping sounds can also indicate electrical problems. These signs should not be ignored, as they can signify dangerous electrical faults that require immediate attention.

Ignoring any of these signs could potentially lead to more serious electrical problems or even electrical fires. Prompt action can prevent further damage, and hazards, and allow for the continued reliable operation of your electrical system.

A interior white home.

How to Diagnose Electrical Problems in a House?

Read More
Read Less

Diagnosing electrical problems in a house can be complex and potentially dangerous, so safety should always be the top priority. Here's a general guide to help you identify and troubleshoot electrical issues:

  • Prioritize Safety: Always turn off the power at the breaker box before starting any electrical work. Use insulated tools and wear protective gear.
  • Identify the Issue: Determine which part of the electrical system is malfunctioning. Look for visible signs of damage like burn marks or exposed wires.
  • Check Breakers and Fuses: Inspect the breaker box for tripped breakers or blown fuses. Reset tripped breakers or replace blown fuses as needed.
  • Inspect Outlets and Switches: Look for loose connections or damage at outlets and switches. Ensure wires are securely connected.
  • Test Voltage: Use a multimeter to check voltage at outlets and switches. If no power is detected, there may be a wiring issue or a problem with the breaker.
  • Verify GFCI Outlets: Check if Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) outlets, especially in kitchens, bathrooms, and outdoors, have tripped. Reset if necessary.
  • Inspect Light Fixtures: Check bulbs and fixture wiring for issues. Replace bulbs and repair wiring as needed.
  • Trace Wiring: If problems persist, trace wiring from affected areas back to the breaker box. Look for damage or loose connections.
  • Consult a Professional: If unsure or uncomfortable with any step, seek assistance from a licensed electrician. Electrical work can be hazardous, so safety is paramount.

Remember, electrical work can be dangerous, so never hesitate to call a our electric repair company if you're unsure or uncomfortable with any aspect of the diagnosis or repair process.

A green interior of a home, contact one of our electric repair company.
Laughlin Electric smart phone app.
Laughlin Electric smart home app

Bring Innovation Home

Imagine a home where everything works seamlessly at your command, from lighting and climate control to security systems and entertainment. We specialize in transforming ordinary homes into smart homes with our advanced high-tech solutions to provide comfort, convenience, security, and increased energy efficiency.