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With over 40 years of service experience, we have helped thousands of homeowners in the Rio Grande Valley with their electrical needs. Our team of electrical professionals consists of some of the most experienced and most qualified electricians working today in the South Texas region. These are top-notch electrical technicians who can accurately diagnose and quickly fix any and all electrical problems.

Did You Know?

During a typical year, home electrical problems account for over 90,000 fires and $700 million in property losses. Check out more facts from a 2014-2016 study here. – The United States Fire Administration

Over 70 million homes in the United States are over 20 years old. As our homes evolve, more demand is placed on these outdated electrical systems making them unsafe and prone to failure. – National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

In most areas of the country, electrical system inspections are NOT mandatory and are not inspected or updated when the property changes hands, creating a false sense of security for the new homeowner. -National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

The United States Fire Administration estimates that during a typical year, faulty wiring accounted for 33% of residential electrical fires. – U.S. Fire Administration

Electrical Safety Tips

1) Have your home electrical system thoroughly inspected by qualified electricians to ensure that all electrical work in the home meets the safety provisions in the NEC.
2) Ask a qualified electrician if your home would benefit from AFCI (Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter: protects against fires caused by arcing faults protection) especially during inspections of older homes or upgrades to electrical systems.
3) Use light bulbs that match the recommended wattage on the light fixture.
In homes with young children, install tamper resistant receptacles to prevent electrical shocks and burns.
4) Conduct a basic assessment of your home electrical system, electrical cords, extension cords, power plugs, and outlets.
5) Look for telltale signs of electrical problems such as dim and flickering lights, unusual sizzling and buzzing sounds from your electrical system, insulation and circuit breakers that trip repeatedly.
6) Use extension cords only temporarily, and never with space heaters or air conditioners.
7) Avoid overloading outlets. Consider having additional circuits or outlets added by a qualified electrician as needed.

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