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Attempting to resolve your electrical problems on your own rather than calling electrical troubleshooting services may prove to be extremely cumbersome. This fact applies whether you are experiencing minor issues like a loose light switch or major ones such as faulty electrical wiring. Whatever kind of electrical issues you face, it is always better to seek help from a reliable electrician with experience in resolvingn emergency electrical issues. By asking an emergency electrician to assist you, you can ensure that any electrical problems you have are resolved quickly.

An emergency electrician will be able to determine exactly what electrical repairs you require to resolve your electrical issues. Besides that, they can provide you with general electrical safety tips should you experience other electrical issues in the future. With that said, here are seven signs you need to contact an emergency electrician. 


Dimming or Flickering Lights

It is not considered unusual for lights to flicker or temporarily dim when an appliance with a higher level of power consumption is plugged in. If this happens frequently however, replacing the defective light fixture may not resolve the problem. Instead, it is better that you seek help from a reliable electrician as soon as possible so they can see if your circuit board might be defective.


Electrical Sparks or Flames From Socket


When plugging an appliance into a power socket, small sparks can emit which is normally not something to be alarmed about. However, if you notice that your electrical outlet produces large yellow or white sparks whenever you connect your appliances, then you might need to ask an emergency electrician to get your power socket replaced.


Exposed Electrical Wiring


An electrical wire that is exposed is considered as being one of the most severe electrical problems you can face. Therefore, you should not attempt to repair it yourself. Otherwise, you could end up sustaining major injuries. 

Like many other electrical components, wires can suffer from wear and tear which can result in their insulation coming off. This will require an electrical wiring repair to be performed by a licensed electrician so a fire hazard can be prevented. If you face such a problem therefore, quickly turn off your main power supply and call a 24-hour electrician or engage an electrical contractor so that no electrical shocks take place.


Buzzing or Humming Noises From Electrical Devices


Oftentimes, when an electrical surge suddenly occurs, the circuit breaker trips and halts all any form of electricity flow. If the DB box produces a buzzing or humming sound however, it is possible that it might have some severe electrical issues and is unable to prevent electrical surges which can eventually prove dangerous. Thus, If you notice any buzzing or humming noises coming from your DB Box, contact an emergency electrician immediately. They can ensure that your DB Box is quickly so that any accidents can immediately be prevented.


Burning Smell From Electrical Devices


Should you notice a burning smell coming from your power socket, it is a likely sign that it might be overheating. As this problem is considered an electrical emergency, it should be addressed immediately by an emergency electrician. While waiting for them to arrive, make sure to disable your electrical outlet and unplug all appliances.


High Power Bills

In case you notice a rapid rise in your electrical bills even though you have not installed any new home appliances, it is likely that your electrical system is currently facing some issues. If not, you may have home appliances like an aircon or water heater that are malfunctioning. Either way, seek help from an affordable electrician to diagnose the issue for you so that you can decrease your electric bill costs.


Mild Shocks Upon Touching Electrical Devices


If touching any of your home appliance products or switches causes you to feel a small electrical shock, it is best that you immediately contact an emergency electrician. These mild shocks are often caused by stored residual current which generally takes place as a result of device damage, wiring issues, or even problems with the entire electrical system. Whatever the cause, make sure that you address the issue as soon as you can.



These are only some of the signs which tell you that you need to contact an emergency electrician. By taking note of them, you will be able to ensure that any electrical issues you are facing are addressed quickly and safely. Contacting a commercial or HDB electrician is also highly convenient if your electrical problems occur outside of standard working hours. Should you require servicing by an emergency electrician, contact Everyworks Singapore. We have a crew of experienced and licensed electricians that is more than willing to provide you with any electrical works you need at affordable costs


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This article is reproduced from Daylight Electrician Singapore.

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