Electrical Rewiring in Kirkland
Faulty Wiring Can Mean Disaster
Electrical wiring is the main component of your home’s electrical system. If any part of the wiring should fail, the results could be disastrous. Faulty wiring can result in house fires, electrocutions, and more that can lead to serious injury and costly property damage. You could be at greater risk for these serious issues if your home has been wired with aluminum wire or if the wiring in your home is old and has gone without repairs for years. Do not ignore the possibility of an electrical problem; know the symptoms and call our wiring experts in Kirkland to diagnose the issue. We are experienced in identifying electrical hazards and prioritize you and your family’s safety.
Call Energy Technologies at (425) 598-0062 to discover how our Kirkland electricians can identify and fix problems in your home’s electrical wiring.
If Your Home Is Over 30 Years Old, You May Be at Risk
Aluminum wiring was used in the construction of new homes in the 1960s and 1970s because of its excellent conductivity and low cost. It is said to have about a 30-year lifespan. Over time, corrosion begins to build up in the gaps that are formed between the connectors and wires. This is due to how the aluminum expands and contracts with the flow of electricity. This causes the connectors to become so hot that a fire sparks and the circuit breaker is never even tripped.
Symptoms of Faulty Wiring
Signs that you may have a problem with the wiring in your home include:
- Unusable electrical outlets
- Hot receptacles and switch plates
- Receptacles and switch plates that smell like burning plastic
- Radio, TV, or computer static
- Electrical devices that smoke or spark
Energy Technologies Can Replace Faulty Wiring
If you live in an older home and you experience any of the above issues, you may have faulty wiring. Our experienced Kirkland electricians can analyze the scope of the issue and provide you with the best possible solution that will ensure your family’s safety.