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We’ve included a Frequently Asked Questions section to answer some of the routine questions we often hear from customers.
The GFCI is an outlet designed to protect you from electrical shock when moisture is present.
GFCI outlets are now required in kitchen, bathroom, garages, laundry area, outdoors, etc. Anywhere that moisture is present.
If a GFCI outlet is tripping on a regular basis, it is a good idea to have an electrician check it out. After all, the outlet is designed to disconnect power to prevent being shocked and constant tripping may be a sign of a problem.
Flickering lights may seem harmless, but when this happens it is time to call an electrician. Loose wiring is the most common reason for flickering lights and one of the main causes of house fires.
It is always best to have an inspection before you buy so that you know what you are dealing with. However, chances are if the home is older the existing panel is not designed to meet the electricity demands of modern living and appliances.
You have likely witnessed a short circuit. Any spark in the panel, outlets or light fixture is NOT normal. Always call an electrician when you see or hear something like this.