Emergency Electrical Services

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Electrical emergencies have a tendency to arise at the worst times. Now, that’s not to suggest that there is ever a good time for electrical emergencies, but rather to call attention to the fact that there are two types of electricians in the area: those that are only available for eight hours a day and those who make sure they are on-call to assist homes and businesses in the area whenever they need it.

When you require the professional assistance of a licensed and insured electrician, all you have to do is call Jem Electric Services and we’ll send a member of our team over as soon as possible. Since we started, Jem Electric Services’s number one goal has always been to provide superior customer service to commercial and residential clients. And as far as we are concerned, we can’t realize the full potential of our customer service if we aren’t there to serve our customers when they need us most. That is exactly why we are proud to offer reliable emergency electrical services at all hours of the day.

Choosing Jem Electric Services means that you will never be left high and dry. You’ll have access to some of the most reputable electrical professionals in the area, so just give us a call if you need us immediately.

Electrical Emergencies

Everyone has their own definition of what constitutes an electrical emergency. And while you might want to panic when your movie night is ruined by a sudden power outage, the interruption isn’t necessarily an emergency. For the sake of saving you money and our electricians the inconvenience, here is a list of serious electrical emergencies that warrant the attention of trained professionals immediately:

  • Smoke or the smell of burning wires coming from the panel or fuse box
  • Damage to the external power supply to your house or business
  • Inoperative sump pump during the course of flooding
  • Submersion of electric devices or outlets in water
  • Disconnection of power as a result of a power failure
  • Lightning strikes that have caused damage to electrical equipment in your home or business
  • Sparking or arcing of an outlet when something is plugged in
  • Receiving a shock when touching a live wire, handling a cord or using an appliance
  • Circuit breakers that keep tripping
  • Fuses that continually burn out without apparent cause

If any of the situations above apply to your current circumstances, it is extremely important that you give Jem Electric Services a call as soon as you can so that we can take a look at the problem and find a solution. The longer you put off calling Jem Electric Services, the risk of injury, property damage and other awful consequences rises.

Rather than risk incurring unnecessary expenses, fighting with insurance companies or checking yourself or someone you love into the hospital, give Jem Electric Services a call and we’ll be happy to figure out a solution.

How Do You Respond to an Electrical Emergency?

In the event of an electrical emergency, it's important to know how to respond quickly and effectively to minimize potential damage and ensure your safety and that of those around you.

Here are some steps you should take:

  • Identify the source: The first step in addressing an electrical emergency is to identify the source of the problem. This could be a power outage, a tripped circuit breaker, or a faulty appliance. It's important to turn off the main power supply if you suspect an electrical fire.
  • Turn off appliances: If the emergency is caused by a specific appliance, turn it off and unplug it if possible.
  • Avoid the danger: If there is visible damage or exposed wires, stay away from them and keep others away as well.
  • Evacuate if necessary: In extreme cases, such as an electrical fire or severe storm damage, it may be necessary to evacuate the premises until our professionals can assess and address the situation.
  • Call for help: If you’re not confident in your ability to handle the situation, it's best to call for professional help. Jem Electric Services offers electrical emergency services, so don't hesitate to give us a call.

Jem Electric Services's Emergency Electrical Services

Our team of licensed electricians is available for emergency calls and can handle a wide range of situations, including:

  • Power outages
  • Electrical fires
  • Storm damage
  • Faulty wiring or circuits
  • Electrical malfunctions

We understand the potential danger of electrical emergencies, which is why we offer prompt, reliable, and quality service. Our team has the knowledge and experience to quickly assess the situation at hand to provide an effective solution.

How Can You Prevent Outlet Fires?

There are several steps you can take to prevent electrical fires caused by outlets:

  • Avoid overloading your outlets with multiple devices plugged in.
  • Regularly check your outlets for signs of damage, such as cracks, discoloration, or overheating.
  • Use surge protectors to help prevent power surges that could cause an outlet fire.
  • If you notice any sparks, smoke, or unusual noises coming from an outlet, immediately unplug any devices and contact a professional electrician.
  • Consider having your home's electrical system inspected every few years to ensure everything is working properly.

These preventative measures can greatly reduce your chances of an outlet fire and keep your home or business safe.

What Does It Mean if an Outlet is Humming?

If you notice an outlet humming, it's a sign that an electrical problem may be lurking within your walls. This unusual noise can indicate several issues, such as a loose wire connection, an overloaded circuit, or even a faulty device plugged into the outlet.

The humming sound is typically caused by electricity leaking in a way that it shouldn't, which can create vibrations. This could potentially damage the outlet and, in extreme cases, even start a fire.

If you notice a humming sound coming from an outlet, it's best to have our electrician inspect it as soon as possible to prevent any potential hazards.

Contact Us today!

No matter the time of day, if you need help with your home or business’s electricity, get Jem Electric Services on the phone and we’ll be able to provide you with procedural advice until a member of our team is on-site to conduct the necessary repairs or maintenance you need to operate your home or business’s electricity safely.