Electrical mistakes and problems are very common and it causes shocks, short circuits and fires too which are very dangerous both for the building and human. It is important to understand these electrical mistakes and their respective solution. Hence, our expert electricians have arranged top five following mistakes and solutions which you must understand.

Making electrical connection outside the electrical box

Commonly, people connect wires outside of electrical boxes. Hence, these connections can easily damage and contain sparks, heat, kids can tough it and most people can throw water or any liquid things on that, so it can cause damage short circuits and even fire too. The solution is to add a box at the place where the connection is not contained in an electrical box then connect the wires inside the box. This simple way can save you and your electrical connection from many dangerous things.

Cutting Wires very short

Mostly electrician cut the wire too short which causes difficulties when making a connection or this short wire make a poor connection and the poor connection is very dangerous. The solution is to leave the wire long while making a connection. Your wire should be 3 to 4 in. from the box. You can also extend the wire if you leave it short. It is easy to fix, simply add 6 in. extensions onto the current wires. Leave or add long wire can make you safe from any electrical dangerous.

Loose Switches and Outlets

Loose switches and outlets not only look bad but also it is dangerous. Poor and loose outlets and switches can move which can arc and overheat. It can make a short circuit, current, and even can cause a fire in your building. It is important to fix it. The solution is to fix the poor outlets by shimming under the screw and create a tight connection to the box. People can buy spacers and fix all the loose connections.

Fixing a three-slot receptacle without a ground wire

In mostly building there are two-slot receptacle and people replacing it with the three-slot receptacle to plug in three-prong plugs? Those people don’t know that this can cause a huge electrician problem. It is sickly not recommended unless you are sure that the ground is available here. You can also check it easily by using testers that outlasts is grounded or not. There are serious lights in the testers which show that the outlet is wired correctly or still there is any problem. You can purchase these testers from the hardware store if it is not available at your home.

Overloading electrical box

Small electrical boxes are for small work and large for large electrical works. Most people ignore it as they fill the small electrical box with too many wires, which cause huge overheating, short-circuiting and even fire too. The solution to the overfilling electrical box is to install a large box. In the large box, you can fill the small and large wire easily and there is no problem when you fill small wires in the large box, but this is dangerous to fill the small box with the huge number of wires. 

Conclusion

Electrical problems are not huge problems but not to solve these problems can cause huge damages. Hence, it is very important to know these electrical issues first and then solve it on an immigrating basis.

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Donna Walker
Donna Walker
17:21 02 Jun 20
All work is of great quality and team is very professional they do a excellent job and explain everything
Abu Abdullateef
Abu Abdullateef
00:13 23 May 20
I tried to install a ceiling fan and botched it some kind of bad. I called Stan of Powerful Electrical, LLC. He was a... my door in twenty minutes and his professionalism was outstanding! He knowledgeable and explained everything as he went along. We will never use another electrician.read more
Rachel Perkins
Rachel Perkins
23:27 22 May 20
Requested same day and Powerful Electric delivered! Our technician, David was highly professional, friendly and... knowledgeable. Highly recommended! Thank you!read more
Nancy Dean
Nancy Dean
22:40 19 May 20
Stan and his workers were on time and got everything I wanted done by end of day. Had a lot of work done. Main thing... was getting a generator hard wired. Did an awesome job on everything.read more
Sara Barone
Sara Barone
20:53 11 Jan 20
Stan does a great job, I'll definitely be calling him for any electrical work in the future! He seems very... knowledgeable and gets right to getting the job done. He has done work at my house a couple times now with no issues. I've had bad luck with an LLC in the past so I'm glad to find one that I can trust. Thanks again Stan, you helped us a lot!!read more
Yaunna Stewart
Yaunna Stewart
20:37 05 Jan 20
Listen, we cannot say enough great things!! Stan and Derick are amazing. They told us what was going on. Gave us... information on things to update in the future. They were super sweet. If you need electrical service this is the company to go with.read more
Miguel Castellano
Miguel Castellano
19:17 26 Dec 19
Great response time with a knowledgeable crew. Explain what was the issue with great detail. I would recommend Stan and... his crew to anyone looking for fairly priced electrical work!.read more
Leatrus Hardee
Leatrus Hardee
21:31 22 Dec 19
My experience with Stan was beneficial. He was very knowledgeable . He explain everything he was doing And went beyond... of what was asked to do. I would recommend him to all my friends.read more
Linda Gordon
Linda Gordon
20:30 03 Dec 19
I am very pleased with the service of Powerful Electrical LLC. Stan was fast in answering my call for service today. He... was knowledgeable and repaired the problem quickly. I would recommend Stan and his company to do all electrical work in the future. Thank you for a great job done.read more
Timothy Hardin
Timothy Hardin
02:10 17 Nov 19
Powerful Electrical has to be one of the most professional companies I've dealt with! With powerful Electrical every... need of the customer is #1 and every job is done with 100% professionalism care and it's done to standards! You will never have to worry about calling them back on the job because they are the kind of company that comes out on the job site and makes sure that everything on there list to do is done with care and done to meet every requirement needed to pass inspections or so forth! Powerful electric is not only a company it's a family when they are on the job every employee works together to make sure the job is getting done to meet all requirements they are respectful and they clean up the job site after every job is done completely, you will never even know they were there! If you have any electrical needs I highly suggest you contact powerful electric you will not be let down and I promise you will contact them for all your future electrical needs! It's a great day in South Carolina when powerful electric is on the Job!!!read more
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