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Electric Outlet Upgrades

To avoid overloading your circuits and prevent the risk of electrical fires, outlets should be upgraded to have the appropriate electrical capacity in each location of major appliances and other large electrical devices, including home theatres, security systems, specialty lighting and computer systems.


Electrical circuit overloads happen when more amperage (the strength of an electric current) is transferred across an electrical wire than the circuit can handle. 


Circuit overloads can be caused by loose, corroded, or faulty wires and connections. However, most circuit overloads occur when you draw more power than the outlet’s maximum capacity. 



For example, if you plug a heaver appliance into an outlet and you don’t have enough amperage to support the device, a circuit breaker may be tripped or a fuse will blow. All devices using that circuit will be turned off.


Let the professionals at Dave’s Electric update and install the right circuits in your home or business today.

Top Ten Reasons to Upgrade Your Electric Outlets:

  1. Specialty Lighting: Task lighting, recessed lighting, track lighting, accent lighting, mood lighting, wall sconces, or other specialty light fixtures in your home will require upgrading your electric outlets.

  2. Appliances: Do you need more outlets to plug in your appliances? Do want to put a deep freezer in your basement or garage?

  3. Additional Outdoor Electricity: Upgrading your electric outlets is a must for security or landscape lighting, a pool, a sauna, a steam room, a hot tub, a new sprinkler system? If you want somewhere to plug in your holiday lights, you'll need to upgrade your electric outlets?

  4. Ceiling Fans: Do you want to be able to turn the fan off while leaving the light on with the flip of a switch?

  5. Emergency Generator Installation: Do you want continuous power in case of a hurricane, ice storm, blizzard, or blackout?

  6. Home Entertainment Centers: Do you have a television, a DVD player, speakers, surround sound, a CD player or game system? Do you wish you could plug all these things in at once? Do you want home theater wiring?

  7. Home Office Equipment: Do you need additional outlets or phone modem connections to support your home office equipment? Do you want to add computer accessibility for your children’s rooms or your guest rooms?

  8. Cable TV: Do you want to add cable television in one of your other bedrooms?

  9. Garage or Workshop: Are you tired of unplugging and re-plugging in devices in your garage so you can use your power tools or your lawn equipment? 

  10. Lighting Control Stations: Do you want to operate multiple lights from a single location? Do you want to set mood lighting in several rooms with the touch of a button?

Call Us Today. Enjoy Life Tomorrow.

Contact us today to discover how upgrading your electric outlets can help you live safer and enjoy more of life's pleasures. 


One of our professional, friendly and knowledgeable electricians will stop by when it’s convenient for you.


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