Why Might You Need an Emergency Electrician?

Posted on: April 5th, 2018 by admin No Comments

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Electricity has become the centre of a lot of daily activities and so when an issue occurs, many people panic that they won’t be able to get it sorted quickly. However, with an emergency electrician close by, you no longer need to worry! Below, we’ve listed a few reasons why you may need an emergency electrician.

Spark, Smoke or Broke

Faulty electrical items can create serious health risks, so it’s important to identify whether your health could be at risk with your electrical issue. How do you know if there’s a health risk? Firstly, check for sparks as these can highlight risks; although sparks don’t necessarily mean it’s a serious problem, they still pose a health risk. Secondly, if you notice any smoke coming from the item, it’s time to call an emergency electrician. If the wiring is worn or broken, it’s best to get someone to look at it quick as you do not want to risk exposure to live wires. Finally, if you’re just unsure, call an emergency electrician and don’t try to fix the issue yourself.

It’s 2am on a Friday

Okay, we don’t mean that exact time and day, we just mean that if you need someone out of regular working hours, an emergency electrician is going to be necessary. Whether you require assistance at 4am on a Wednesday or 6pm on a Sunday, emergency electricians are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, all year round. You won’t be stuck worrying in the middle of the night waiting for a company to open the next day.

You Simply Can’t Wait

We know that electrical items can often be the centre of your day to day life, and many people rely on it in order to make a living. When an issue occurs, it can feel like your whole life has come to a stop and you simply cannot wait for a regular electrician to become available. If this is the case, get on the phone to an emergency electrician! If you opt for First Strike Electrical, we aim to be with you within an hour to get you back up and running.

If you’re in an emergency and you need an electrician fast, give First Strike Electrical a call on 0203 633 4536. Alternatively, if you’d like to find out more information, fill out our online contact form.

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