At Metro Electric Co of Omaha, we understand that electrical issues can be confusing and potentially dangerous. That’s why we’ve put together this list of frequently asked questions to help you understand your electrical needs better. If you have any additional questions or concerns, feel free to reach out to us at (402) 895-9430.
Why are my lights flickering?
Flickering lights can indicate an electrical overload or another related issue. It’s best to contact a certified electrician right away to prevent any safety hazards.
Why is my light switch hot?
A hot light switch can be a serious safety hazard and typically indicates a faulty switch or wiring. Contact a professional electrician immediately to address the problem.
How do I know if my electrical outlet is burning?
Discoloration, a strange smell, and excessive heat are all signs that your outlet may be burning. This can pose a significant risk of electric shock and even fire. Call an electrician right away if you suspect an issue.
How do I get an estimate?
Is a permit required for the electrical work I need?
Our electricians are knowledgeable about local permitting and coding policies and hold all necessary permits for rewiring and other electrical projects. During your consultation, we’ll let you know precisely what you need with regards to permits and coding.
What is a GFCI outlet?
A GFCI outlet, or Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter, is a safety device that shuts off electricity when an imminent danger of electrocution is detected. If you don’t have these devices in your home, consider having them installed to protect your family.
Are you licensed, bonded, and insured?
Yes, all of our contractors are licensed, insured, and bonded, and we ensure they stay up to date with the latest trends and permitting in the industry.
What kind of electrical inspections do you do?
We offer a wide range of electrical inspections, from service inspections to final assessments on new builds. Our certified experts can conduct examinations for insurance purposes, home sales, and more.
Can you help me find a more energy-efficient lighting system?
Absolutely! Our team is always happy to help you find energy-efficient lighting solutions that fit your needs and budget. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.