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El Cajon Residential Electrician

When looking for an experienced residential electrician that guarantees their work, look no further than Point Loma Electric and Plumbing.

Owning a home means tacking all the maintenance chores and problems that crop up. And while many household repairs make for good DIY projects, one area you should always leave to the professionals is electrical troubleshooting and repairs.

Why?

Because unlike other household repairs, such as fixing a running toilet, if you make a mistake or overlook something during an electrical repair, the consequences could be fatal.

At Point Loma Electric and Plumbing, our electrical technicians are certified, trained, and experienced to ensure your safety.

Whether you need electrical repair, a GFCI receptacle upgrade, light switch repair, or breaker panel repair, you can count on our guaranteed service and 32+ years of experience to do the job right the first time.

Contact us today to schedule your electrical repair service.

San Diego Residential Electrical Services

It sometimes seems like there’s a never-ending list of repairs and maintenance chores to do around the house. And while many of these tasks make for great do-it-yourself projects, electrical troubleshooting and repair are best left to the professionals.

Many homeowners rely too heavily on YouTube videos and online tutorials and feel they can tackle any home project, including electrical repairs. However, regardless of the information available, most do-it-yourselfers lack the training, certification, and experience to perform safe electrical repairs. A mistake made during an electrical repair isn’t the same as one made fixing a leaky faucet, because the former can lead to fire and fatality.

For safe, guaranteed electrical repair, trust the certified electricians at Point Loma Electric and Plumbing. We have over 32 years of experience and are fully licensed and insured for your protection.

4 Reasons to Consider Outlet Repair & Upgrades

Most of us take our household outlets for granted, even though we rely on them every day to power our appliances and charge our devices.

However, with constant use, outlets eventually wear out, and if you have an older home, the outlets may not meet the demands of living in the 21st-century.

If you’ve never given a second thought to your home’s outlets, here are four reasons to consider upgrading.

More Secure Connections

It’s a safe bet that most of us have dealt with an outlet with a loose connection. It’s maddening plugging in a device to charge it only to find out later the plug loosened and now your battery is dead. However, this isn’t the only issue with loose outlets. Loose connections can lead to sparking, electrical arcing, and fires. If you have outlets with loose connections, replace them as soon as possible.

New Technologies

If your home is over 50 years old, chances are you’re using the same outlets installed during construction. And if that’s the case, you’re missing out on the new convenience and technologies that come with modern outlets, such as multi-port connectors, GFCI receptacles, USB connectivity, Wi-Fi outlets, and dimmer controls.

Increased Safety

The wires in your outlets can degrade in as little as 5 years, changing the way they connect to and power your appliances and devices. Older outlets can’t deliver the power required by modern devices and many of them are ungrounded, putting your gadgets and your home at risk.

Improved Electrical Transmission

If you have problems like flickering lights, maybe your outlets can’t keep up with your power needs. Besides upgrading your outlets, ask your electrical contractor to inspect your electrical panel to see if it needs upgrading as well.

At Point Loma Electric and Plumbing, we specialize in outlet repair services. Contact one of our certified electricians for an inspection today.

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Why You Should an Emergency Generator

It’s easy to take electricity for granted. We flip a switch and expect the lights to come on or plug in a device and expect it to charge. However, when faced with hours or days without electricity, you suddenly realize how vital it is for modern living.

Installing a backup generator might seem like an unnecessary expense, but here are some things to consider that might change your mind.

It Prevents Food Spoilage

According to the USDA, the food in your refrigerator is safe for about four hours during a power outage, provided you keep the doors closed. A backup generator keeps your refrigerator running and protects your food against spoiling.

It Protects Well Water

Do you have well water? Without electricity, your well pump and filtration systems won’t be able to provide you with fresh water unless you have a backup generator.

You Work From Home

More people are working from home than ever before because of health concerns. So, whether you run a business from home or your company requires that you work from home, going without power even for a few hours can cost you money and productivity.

Your Property is Vacant

Do you have a rental property that’s sometimes vacant? How about a summer or winter home? An extended power outage can protect vacant properties from damage and would be ne’er-do-wells looking to cause trouble.

You may be surprised by how economical a standby generator installation can be. Call Point Loma Electric and Plumbing for a consultation todayat 619-224-0672. We are serving the Greater San Diego area!

Point Loma Electric and Plumbing provides 100% satisfaction guaranteed electrical repairs in El Cajon.

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