Whether homeowners or business owners, electrical issues are not something that any of us want to find ourselves faced with. When an issue knocks out the power to your home or business you are sure to experience a wide range of problems. With a commercial business, when the power goes out, you may be faced with high costs as a result of necessary repairs and lost time. With that said, it is important that business owners are familiar with the signs that commercial electrical problems may be interfering with your electrical system. The quicker you identify these problems and have them repaired, the more money you will save.
Commercial Electrical Problems That Often Pop Up
There are a number of electrical problems that businesses can fall prey to including, but not limited to, the following:
- Annoying flickering lights – One of the most problematic issues with an electrical system is that of flickering on and off lights. When you have a complete section of your business structure encounter a lighting issue, that is typically an indication that there is a short circuit present within in the system. A flickering bulb in the cafeteria or the copy room is not an issue. However, an entire section of the office or plant that experiences consistent light flickering can most definitely pose a threat. Any short circuit can cause a good deal of harm and damage to your building and employees, which is why you should not hesitate to call on a professional electrician when this problem presents itself.
- Circuit breaker problems – The primary function of a circuit breaker is to protect your business and building from all kinds of electrical problems that can, over time, cause damage to the building or even fires. Though the circuit breaker has quite a responsibility, it can be faced with its own problems as well. When there is an issue that causes your circuit breaker to trip but then you are unable to reset it, then the problem at hand is much more than just a power surge. If you are unable to reset the circuit breaker or the same circuit consistently trips over and over again even after resetting it, then do not delay in calling in the professionals.
- Increased electric costs and bills – When a commercial electrical problem exists a large amount of power can be wasted causing your monthly electrical bills to go up and up. If you notice that your bills have increased and haven’t an obvious source for the usage increase, more than likely you have an issue with your electrical system causing the loss of power. When this occurs, it is imperative that you reach out to an electrician or technician to perform a thorough system check so as to identify the problem and provide effective solutions.
There you have a few of the most common commercial electrical problems that can and often do occur. Gervais Electric, Inc. offers our clients a full range of high-quality electrical repair services at prices that are truly affordable. Our team is steadfast in their commitment to provide only the best all round electrical parts and services this side of the state. If you are looking for a top-rated Franklin commercial electrician, then rest assured we are the team for you. We are here to help ensure your electrical system is safe, healthy and performing at high levels every hour of every day. To schedule an appointment, give a shout out to one of our team today. We look forward to serving you with all your commercial electrical needs season after season, year after year.