• Panel Circuit

    • How do I know if my breaker panel needs replacement?

      There are several signs that indicate your breaker panel may need replacement. These include frequent tripping of breakers, flickering lights, burning smells, hot spots on the panel, outdated equipment, and insufficient capacity for your electrical needs. If you experience any of these issues, it is recommended to consult a professional electrician.

    • What is the process of breaker panel installation?

      Breaker panel installation involves several steps. First, the existing panel is disconnected from the power source and removed. Then, the new panel is mounted and wired according to the electrical code. The circuit breakers are installed and connected to the respective circuits. Finally, the panel is tested to ensure proper functionality.

    • Can I install a breaker panel myself?

      It is not recommended to install a breaker panel yourself unless you have the necessary electrical knowledge and experience. Breaker panel installation requires compliance with electrical codes and safety standards to ensure the protection of your property and the safety of occupants. It is best to hire a licensed and qualified electrician for the installation.

    • How long does a breaker panel installation take?

      The duration of a breaker panel installation depends on various factors, such as the complexity of the electrical system, the size of the panel, and any necessary upgrades or modifications. On average, a breaker panel installation can take anywhere from a few hours to a full day.

  • Electrical

    • How Often Should I Have My Home’s Electrical Wiring Inspected?

      It's recommended to inspect your home's electrical wiring every 10 years to identify potential hazards and prevent electrical problems. However, inspections every 5 years may be necessary for older homes with outdated electrical systems. If you notice any signs of faulty wirings, such as flickering lights or burning smells, contact a licensed electrician for an inspection.

    • Is Old Wiring Dangerous?

      As electrical systems age, they become more prone to serious problems such as overheating, short circuits, and electrical discharge (electrical arcs), all of which can put your home at an increased risk of an electrical fire. Furthermore, if your home is several decades old, you could be dealing with outdated knob and tube wiring that, while not inherently unsafe, should still be assessed by a professional. If the wire insulation has worn away over time, or if the installation practices of the time have left you with an unsafe situation, you should have your home rewired without delay.

    • Does Old Wiring Need to be Replaced?
      Potentially. Every situation is different, and the only way to know for sure is to have your wiring inspected by a licensed electrician. You can never be sure what's going on inside your walls - you could have wiring damage caused by pests, frayed or cracked wiring due to heat or corrosion, or wiring that is pinched or pierced by screws or nails. It's always better to be safe than sorry and have a safety inspection.
    • What are the Signs of a Wiring Problem?

      There are many problems that can be associated with old electrical wiring. In fact, electrical problems are one of the common causes of house fires. Rewiring is one step you can take to prevent these issues from taking place. However, it can be difficult to know what type of electrical occurrences are normal and which are signs that rewiring may be needed.

      A few serious signs or causes of wiring problems include:

      • Aluminum wiring becoming loose
      • Vibrations when turning on appliances
      • Circuit breakers frequently tripping
      • Loose electrical outlets
      • Burning smell from outlets
      • Flickering lights when running an appliance
      • 40+ years old wiring
    • What is the process of rewiring a residential property?

      The process of rewiring a residential property typically involves an assessment of the existing wiring, planning the new wiring layout, removing old wiring, and installing new wiring. It may also involve upgrading the electrical panel and ensuring compliance with electrical codes. It is best to consult with a licensed electrician to determine the specific requirements for your property.

    • Are there any safety precautions to take with residential electrical wiring?

      Yes, there are several safety precautions to take with residential electrical wiring. These include avoiding overloading circuits, using proper wattage for light bulbs, keeping flammable materials away from electrical panels, and using ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs) in areas with water, such as kitchens and bathrooms. It is also important to have regular inspections and maintenance of the electrical system by a licensed electrician.


    • What causes a circuit breaker to trip?
      A circuit breaker trips for many reasons. One of the most common causes, however, is a power overload. This happens when too many electronic devices or appliances are being used on the same circuit. Malfunctioning fixtures, bad wiring, and short circuits are some of the other causes. Whatever the exact cause of your circuit breaker tripping, rest assured that we can help you get to the root of the problem and provide an effective and lasting fix.
    • There's a burning smell coming from one of our outlets. What do I do?
      A burning smell coming from an electrical outlet is a sign of something potentially serious. If you have also noticed discoloration or have been shocked when plugging something into the outlet, contacting an electrician is essential. At All Electric Services, we have the training to detect the source of the burning smell and other unusual electrical issues.
    • Is there a way for me to save on my electric bill?
      There are a number of different changes you can make to reduce your electric bill. For one, switching to newer bulbs that use less energy such as an LED light. Additionally, unplugging electrical devices when they are not being used can help to reduce costs. Please feel free to contact us so we can discuss other ways you may be able to cut down on your electric expenses.
    • What services do you provide?
      Our electrical technicians strive to meet all of your residential electrical needs. From lighting repair, installation, and replacements to the installation of generators, we can handle projects of any size. We can also handle safety inspections, outlet and switch services, wiring and rewiring, and panel and circuit breaker services.
    • What is the price of your electrical service?
      Unfortunately, we cannot give an exact price without examining the electrical issue in your home and sit down to discuss the project. For example, we need to see the exact type of lighting we are replacing or the panel box we are upgrading. At All Electric Services, we want to give you the most accurate pricing for your project and rest assured that our team will provide you with a free, detailed estimate after taking into account your specific needs and preferences.