Imperial Beach Residential Electrical Contractor
When homeowners in Imperial Beach need a residential electrician they can trust, they turn to Point Loma Electric and Plumbing more than any other electrical contractor. Why? Because we have over 32 years of experience and guarantee our work 100%.
Owning a home means dealing with all of the problems and maintenance chores. And while it’s relatively safe to perform the bulk of these tasks yourself, electrical work is best left to the professionals.
At Point Loma Electric and Plumbing, our certified electrical contractors are experts at electrical troubleshooting and perform repairs to keep your family and home safe.
Whether you need outlet repair services, breaker panel repair, home rewiring, or any other electrical repair, you can count on us; we guarantee it!
Contact us today to book your appointment.
Benefits of an Emergency Generator Installation
Power outages can strike at any time. And, if you live in a part of the country where extreme weather leads to frequent power loss, it makes sense to protect your home and family when facing hours or days without electricity.
If you’ve never considered installing an emergency generator, here are a few things that might change your mind.
In the event of an extended power outage, a standby generator allows you to continue life as normal, including watching TV, charging your devices, and keeping vital appliances running like your refrigerator, your sump pump, and your lights.
Electric Device Protection
A strong power surge can ruin expensive devices like phones, tablets, and computers. Installing a standby generator protects your valuable devices against power surges once the power comes back.
Suppose you’re someone that has rental property or another home that sits vacant part of the year, an emergency generator protects against frozen pipes and other damages related to power outages.
To find out if a backup generator is right for you, call one of our experienced electric technicians at Point Loma Electric and Plumbing for a consultation.
Signs You Need to Upgrade Your Electrical Panel
Your home’s electrical panel is the heart of your electrical system; it’s what sends power throughout the house, so if it’s old or can’t meet your power demands, every day can seem like a challenge.
Here are the most common signs that say it’s time to replace your electrical panel.
You Have a Fuse Box
If you live in a home built before the 1960s, there’s a good chance you still use the original electrical panel, which may be a fuse box. Old electrical panels typically can’t meet the power demands of 21st-century living. And old fuse boxes, while innovative for the time, are prone to sparking, shocks, and electrical fires.
Also, replacing blown fuses is a big hassle compared to flipping a tripped breaker, so if your home still uses a fuse box, it’s time to replace it with a modern breaker panel.
You Can’t Get Enough Juice
Modern families continue to demand more and more from the home’s electrical system as we add more power-hungry appliances and devices whose power needs exceed what the current system can supply.
If you notice flickering or dimming lights when using certain appliances like a microwave, it usually means your overtaxing your electrical panel. Consider upgrading your electrical panel to ensure you have all the juice you need for your gadgets and appliances.
You Experience Frequent Power Surges
Power surges happen when the flow of electricity to your home is interrupted, or there’s too much current coming in at once. During a power surge, you may lose power temporarily, and it can damage your valuable electronics. If you experience frequent power surges, call an electrician and ask about upgrading to a panel with 120-200 amps to give you smoother, safer performance.
Your Homeowners’ Insurance is Too High
Some insurance providers might charge you a higher premium if you live in an old home with a fuse box because those systems present the risk of electrical problems and fire. Replacing the fuse box with a modern electrical panel can lower your premiums and give you discounts on your homeowners’ insurance.
Your Electric Bills Are Out of Control
Do you get sticker shock every time you get your monthly electric bill, no matter how hard you try to reduce your consumption? As electrical panels age, they become less efficient, causing your energy bills to go up despite your best efforts at conservation. If you can’t figure out why your electric bills are so high, call one of our certified electrical contractors for electrical troubleshooting and to inspect your electrical panel.
At Point Loma Electric and Plumbing, we’re the area’s older home specialists and have over 32 years of upgrading the electrical systems in older homes to bring them in line with modern standards.
View our specials, then contact us to book your appointment.
Your Trusted Imperial Beach Residential Electrician
For over 32 years, Point Loma Electric and Plumbing has served homeowners in Imperial Beach and the greater San Diego area with guaranteed electrical repairs, upgrades, and installations.
Our electricians are fully licensed, insured, and background checked for your safety and peace of mind, and we always give you the project’s price upfront, so you know precisely what you’re paying before work begins.
Here is just a few of the electrical services we provide:
- Electrical panel upgrades and repairs
- Indoor lighting
- Light switch and dimmer installation
- LED retrofits
- Whole house generator installation
- Electrical troubleshooting and safety inspection
- Hot tub wiring
- Electric vehicle charging station installation
If you’re looking for repairs or installation, call us today at 619-224-0672. We are serving the Greater San Diego area!
When you must call a residential electrician, call the locally-owned Point Loma Electric and Plumbing for guaranteed satisfaction.