If you have ever had a light switch fail you, then you know how frustrating that can be. We often take the little things in our homes, like light switches, for granted. Then, suddenly, they don’t work and you cannot get the light you need. When you need light switch repair & installation in Franklin, Cashiers, and Highlands, NC, call the professional electricians of Andrews Auld Heating & Cooling, Inc. at (828) 229-2727.
Repairing Light Switches
When your light switch doesn’t work, there could be a number of reasons. In fact, it may not be a switch malfunction at all, which is why a professional should be called to investigate, and possibly inspect your electrical wiring. Broken or damaged light switches are a fairly common occurrence. They are often caused by loose connections; you can see more evidence of this in flickering lights when you use the light switch. Some people attempt light switch repair on their own, but you must be familiar with your home’s electrical wiring in order to do so safely, as well as properly. The power must be turned off at the breaker or fuse box before repairs begin, and codes must be followed. Anytime you need light switch repair, it is best to call a professional electrician.
Light Switch Replacement
Sometimes, light switches are damaged beyond repair and need to be replaced. However, you can replace a light switch for no other reason than you want something different. Perhaps you’re upgrading your lighting system, or you want dimmers, or simply want a different light switch look. Whatever your reasons for wanting new light switches, trust a professional electrician to make sure that your switches are installed properly, up to code, and safe for use.
Professional Light Switch Repair and Installation
Aesthetics and function are just two parts of working light switches. When you have a light switch installed, it must be input so that it works in the long-term, and safely. There is a complex system of electric wiring in your home, with many switches and outlets, so it is important to get any installations right the first time.