Emergency Electrician Services in Lowell

Quality Work, Honest Estimates

When the lights suddenly flicker on and off, or there is smoke coming from your outlets, don’t wait to make an appointment—call immediately!

At Village Electric, we provide emergency electrician services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including holidays. When you have an emergency electrical problem, we are available to help as soon as you call. We offer quality work and honest estimates for all our emergency services.

Call (978) 733-9593 for 24-hour emergency electrician services!

What to Do in Case of an Emergency Electrical Problem

There are several common signs that indicate an electrical emergency:

  • Smoke coming from outlets or switches: If you see smoke coming from your outlets or your switches are sparking, this is a clear sign of a problem. In this case, turn off the power to the room and call an electrician immediately.
  • The lights are flickering: Flickering lights are a sign of a faulty connection or a loose connection. You can try to tighten the connection yourself, but if the problem continues, call an electrician.
  • A appliance or device is not working: If a appliance or device, such as an air conditioner, a refrigerator, a toaster, or a light bulb, is not working, the problem is probably with the wiring or the circuitry. Call an electrician to inspect and repair the problem.
  • You smell burning plastic: Burning plastic is a clear sign of a short circuit. In this case, also turn off the power to the room and call an electrician.
  • There is ice on your electrical panels or breakers: If you see ice on your electrical panels or breakers, this is a sign that your system is malfunctioning and is at risk of causing an electrical fire. Call an electrician to inspect and repair the problem.
  • You notice sparks or smoke coming from an outlet: If you see sparks or smoke coming from an outlet, the outlet is damaged or wired incorrectly. In this case, also turn off the power to the room and call an electrician.

When to Call for an Electrical Problem

There are other, less obvious signs that you may need to call an electrician, such as:

  • You smell smoke or burning plastic
  • You hear popping or buzzing sounds
  • You notice dim or flickering lights
  • You notice hot or warm lightbulb sockets

We at Village Electric can help you solve any electrical problem, big or small. Our fully licensed and insured electricians have years of experience solving all residential and commercial electrical problems.

What Causes Electrical Emergencies?

There are a number of reasons why you may experience an electrical emergency. Some of the most common are:

  • Old wiring: If your home was built in the 1960s or earlier, you probably have aging electrical wiring. As wiring ages, it becomes more likely to malfunction and cause an electrical fire. If you live in an older home, be on the lookout for signs of aging wiring.
  • Power surge: Power surges can damage your appliances as well as your electrical panels and breakers. To protect your home from power surges, make sure you have a surge protector. These cost-effective devices can protect your home from surges that can cause electrical fires.
  • Malfunctioning appliances: Any appliance with an electric motor, such as a refrigerator, freezer, washing machine, or air conditioner, can cause an electrical emergency. These appliances require specialty wiring and circuitry, as well as electrical components that are rated for their intensive use. If you install an appliance without the right parts, you may experience an electrical emergency.
  • Electrical fire: An electrical fire is one of the most dangerous types of fires. Electrical fires can be devastating and life-threatening, spreading rapidly and causing extensive damage to property and endangering occupants. They often originate from faulty wiring, overloaded circuits, or malfunctioning electrical appliances. Immediate action is crucial – if you suspect an electrical fire, ensure everyone's safety by evacuating the premises and calling emergency services. Regular electrical maintenance and prompt repairs are vital in preventing these hazardous situations.

Call (978) 733-9593 for 24-hour emergency electrician services!

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