24 Hour Electrician Locations & Hours Near Gastonia, NC - YP.com
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01/16/2017
By: Brian W.
HP Electric & Service's
I OWN THIS COMPANY AND I ALSO WORK IN THE FIELD AND WE HAVE SOME GREAT GUYS GIVE US A CALL FOR A FREE QUOTE
01/03/2017
By: Richard A.
Walker Electric & Service
Great job on the monuments everything is perfect Love the LEDs!!!Would definitely recommend to anyone in need of service!
01/03/2017
By: Raymond K.
Walker Electric & Service
Great job Team Walker at passing all the final inspections for building 29 we are happy happy happy!
01/03/2017
By: Trevor S.
Walker Electric & Service
Jeff and his team are reliable, efficient, and always on time. We recommend Walker Electric.Great job!!
01/03/2017
By: Charlie E.
Walker Electric & Service
I am electrician and I travel for work. When I am on the road I trust Walker Electric to work in my home and I know that the job will be done correctly. They have fair/honest pricing, are quick to respond and are professional.
01/03/2017
By: Christopher R.
Walker Electric & Service
Upon contacting Walker Electric for an emergency situation we were very pleased at the response time and services rendered. We have since had to use them for other projects and conside them family. We recommend them for all our electrical needs. Home and businesses
01/03/2017
By: Chris A.
Walker Electric & Service
Recommended service.great service.Got the job done quick and cleaned up!!Looked like they werent even their!We will call again!
01/03/2017
By: Janelle F.
Walker Electric & Service
Great job my mother is very happy to finally have power thanks for getting our power on.Great job I'm very happy with your work
01/02/2017
By: Drew J.
Walker Electric & Service
We recently had some service work done at our office in Belmont NC! Jeffs staff did a great job! They were polite and courteous! The crew kept our office clean and free of clutter while they were working and we are very pleased with the job they did!
01/02/2017
By: Justin F.
Walker Electric & Service
Walker does a great job on our service calls and personal homes. Highly recommended! Brown and Glenn
Tips & Advices
Keep the following tips in mind:
  • Do not operate any electrical equipment while sitting or standing in water.
  • Don't overload extension cords or surge protectors.
  • Put caps on your electrical outlets if you have small children.
  • Call an electrician if you notice your sockets or switches are warm to the touch, discolored or if they make noise.
  • Keep electrical cords away from stoves, ovens and other sources of heat.
  • Do not use an appliance that has a frayed cord.
  • Do not staple extension cords into place or cover them with carpets or furniture.
  • When using extension cords, make sure to unwrap them before plugging them in.
  • Don't overuse extension cords. Have an electrician install extra outlets if you need a power source closer to you.
  • Only use light bulbs with the correct wattage for your lamps and light fixtures.
  • Contact a licensed electrician if you frequently blow fuses, since this can be a sign of an electrical wiring problem.
  • Have an electrician look at your fuse box to ensure you have the right size fuses and circuit breakers. The wrong size fuse or breaker can be a fire hazard.
  • If you have fault circuit interrupters installed in your electrical panel, make sure you test them at least once a month by turning them on and off.
It can cost from $40-$100 an hour depending on the job. This does not include additional costs for parts or trip fees. Make sure to ask in advance what they charge for or if they will provide a free quote.
In order to become a full-fledged professional, a person must undergo an apprenticeship with master and journeyman electricians. An apprentice needs 8,000 hours of practical work before graduating to the journeyman level. If an apprentice reaches journeyman status, he or she can complete most electrical work, but cannot design it until completing more testing along with 2,000 more on-the-job hours.
Yes. While all electricians need a license, not all of them do the same types of jobs.
  • Outside: These types of electricians work outdoors on electrical lines that connect to power plants.
  • Inside: Inside experts typically focus on commercial and industrial buildings that require a lot of power.
  • Residential: Residential electricians work with low-voltage systems and wiring to install fuse boxes and light fixtures.
Watch out for contractors that greatly underbid other electricians. If the price seems too good to be true, it probably is. Also, always remember to get the estimate in writing before settling on a company.

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