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Common Electrical Issues in New Jersey — When to Call the Pros

Almost every New Jersey homeowner needs to make an electrical home repair at some point. Electrical repairs are not do-it-yourself projects. Attempting to tackle complicated electrical problems without any experience can be dangerous. Check the list below to see if you need to call an electrician to make the necessary electrical home repair.

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Signs of an Electrical Issue:

  • Loose outlet plugs. When plugs won’t stay in an outlet, the problem could be the prongs or the receptacle. A loose outlet is something that should be repaired by an electrician as it can create a fire risk.
  • Outlets and lights go out frequently. If your breakers often trip, you may be overloading your circuit. Consult with an electrician to see if an additional circuit is needed in that area.
  • Warm outlets or switches. Unless it’s a dimmer switch, outlets that feel warm to the touch are a concern and should be checked by an electrician.
  • LED bulbs are flickering. Standard dimmers are not designed to work with LEDs. You should replace your dimmer switch with one that is compatible with LED lighting.

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Whether you need an emergency electrical repair or want to safeguard your home with an electrical service contract, the licensed electricians at NJR Home Services are here to help with home electrical repair. Contact us today for your free, no obligation quote! Call 877-466-3657 or click here.

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