Ensure Electrical Home Safety in Palm Beach by Avoiding These 3 Hazards!

Posted On: January 14, 2016

“New year, new me!”—you’ve probably heard this expression to the point of annoyance every time the ball drops in Times Square to ring in the New Year. But that doesn’t make it untrue, and it’s not possible to achieve a “new you” without ensuring electrical home safety Palm Beach. It may indeed be a new year, but electrical hazards are still present as ever. Many homes in Palm Beach are most likely equipped with one or two hazards that could lead to a residential fire, power outages, and electrical shock.

If you want to start 2016 off right, then you should give a call to Reliable Electrical Services and we’ll guarantee electrical home safety in Palm Beach all year long! We can provide any installation, repair, or upgrades you may need so your home is safe and secure. From January thru December, you can count on us to supply you with high-quality work that will give you dependable electricity so you’ll worry less about faulty electricity and spend more time working on the “new you!”

Avoid These 3 Safety Hazards!

The safety of our customers means everything to us, so we’re always trying to make them aware of the potential dangers in their home. Here are 3 of some of the most common:

  1. Outdated Appliances and Outlets: One of the leading causes of electrical fires are outdated appliances and outlets. If you have any outlets or appliances older than 15 years, it’s time for an update. Any damaged or uncovered outlets are invitations for flames to engulf your home. Besides, older appliances and outlets simply can’t perform as well, which can spell trouble when you need them in an emergency situation.
  2. Poorly Installed Fixtures: Poor electrical installation can also lead put your safety at risk, especially when any lighting fixtures begin to malfunction. This includes lamps installed with bulbs that are too high in voltage or placing cloth onto a lampshade, which can easily lead to a fire. Make sure lighting fixtures are installed by a high-quality professional with the right qualifications to do the job.
  3. Misuse of Cords: Appliances in your home should be plugged into outlets and not plugged into extension cords for an extended period of time. Use extension cords sparingly, mostly during emergency situations. If you either don’t have the right type of outlets or not enough outlets in your home, please call a professional for installation.

Contact Reliable Electrical Services to receive work from a professional electrician who can guarantee electrical home safety in Palm Beach!