Do you have enough outlets in your home? Many older homes only have one or two outlets per room, which is not nearly enough to accommodate today’s high-tech homeowner.
The use of extension cords in homes is the number one cause of household electrical fires. Building codes have since been amended to add additional outlets but many homes still lack the proper number of receptacles needed. We can install an electrical outlet anywhere in your home; right where you need it the most. We install additional outlets for flat screen TV’s, holiday lights, ironing boards, table lamps, and floor lamps, etc.
Ungrounded outlets lack a ground wire to protect you from electric shock. A ground wire provides a safe path away from you back into the ground if there is a short. Grounding also protects appliances from electrical damage. This is why many appliances have a three prong plug.
A two-prong outlet signifies that there is no ground wire and prevents a homeowner from plugging in an appliances or electronics that require grounding. In some cases, uninformed persons will replace a two prong outlet with a three-prong outlet without adding a new ground wire. This creates a major hazard and is potentially dangerous to anyone using that outlet. This is why replacing a two-prong outlet with a three prong outlet without running a new wire is illegal in Georgia.
Tamper Resistant outlets are designed to prevent injury or death to children by preventing the insertion of any device (pen, paper clip, etc.) into the outlet other than an electrical plug. The new outlet now has a special cover and looks like a regular outlet. These outlets have been used successfully in doctor’s offices, schools, and nurseries. Georgia now requires tamper resistant outlets in residential dwellings. Many electricians ignore this new code and continue to install the cheaper, outdated outlets to save money. We only install tamper resistant outlets. We will never install an inferior outlet in your home. Check your outlets for the “TR” label to make sure your home is as safe as it can be.
There are a lot of electric companies in Atlanta wanting your attention, especially when you have the least amount of time imaginable! So our promise is simple: If you see an electrician in our uniform, he’ll be both state-licensed and TE-Certified. TE Certified techs are specialists. They are also W-2 employees of our company which means they answer to us for every minute they’re in the field, at your home, and working on your equipment. And believe it or not, we probably require better work performance than even our customers!
Our technicians complete many hours of extensive in-house training, and pass written exams, code testing, and hands-on skill assessments. But their training doesn’t stop there. Mandatory weekly training sessions keep them up-to-date on the latest in electrician trends; the newest innovations; and the city, state and federal electrical guidelines.
While there may be several ways to handle your electrical needs are “OK,” we follow an extensive set of “best practices” that we are constantly sharpening so you know you’re getting the best quality workmanship in Atlanta.
We Drive Fully-Stocked Service Vans
We send out our electricians “Ready to Work.” Even if your appointment is just an estimate, if you’re confident with our company (and we’re sure you will be!), you can decide to go ahead and complete the work right then. Since electrical is our business, our service vans carry the latest in technology and diagnostic devices, the best time-tested tools and equipment of our trade, and the electrical repair parts we use all of the time. We restock daily to make sure the one showing up in front of your house is fully-equipped to meet your project head-on. Even if you decide on a major installation, our technicians have everything they need to get the work started. Regardless of your project, we show up ready to get the job done.
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