When it comes to the electrical system in your home, take no chances, unless you are a licensed electrician yourself. Yes, turning off switches and breakers can be done by anyone. If you’re a handyman, it may even be safe to check connections with a tester. But for any situation where you are unsure, here follow 10 reasons to call a Victoria BC electrician:
- A breaker trips frequently – this is a sign that a circuit is frequently overloaded, causing the safety mechanism that is the circuit breaker to trip. This can be caused by old wiring, a developing fault, or too many appliances or devices being plugged into that circuit.
- Flickering lights – if your hair dryer causes bulbs to flicker, or a fridge or dryer cause the lights to dim, then you have a marginal circuit. Appliances, specially motor-driven ones, draw a lot of power on startup,