Txu Energy in Midland, TX with Reviews - YP.com
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09/01/2016
By: Craig S.
Basin Electric & Technology
I give Basin Electric & Technology a 10! Basin Electric & Technology's technicians were very professional and resolved our issues timely manner. We will definitely use them again!
05/15/2013
By: haley.castillo1
Bird Electric
I was referred to you from my cousin Roxane Portillo at the location in Midland, Tx. She is the receptionist at the office there in midland. She also let me know of a job position there with the company as a receptionist as well. So i'd like to have a chance to work for the company she is so excited and proud to work for. She gave me the recommendation of having a career in the company. I have been in the oil field for the past 2 1/2 years and know a lot of the line of work done out in the field as well as in the office. But from what i've heard from my cousin your company is a career i'd like to be apart of.
10/13/2011
By: crewellye
Yhwh Electrical Svc
I had him do the electric for my air conditioner. I then had an a/c guy come out and he told me the wires were not right. I called the electrician to come out and redo it, he then treated me like an idiot and got mad at me when I told him what the a/c guy said. He treated me rudely and yelled at me. I would NOT recommend him to anyone.
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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