What Is An Emergency Electrician?

There’s nothing more daunting that losing power at home. Everything from entertainment, charging mobile phone and cooking etc.  Electrical faults or loss of power can leave you restricted and need to be rectified as fast as possible.  

That’s where an emergency electrician comes in.

However, finding a reliable and available emergency electrician isn’t always an easy task.  This quick guide will have you prepared for when you require an emergency electrician near you.

What is an emergency electrician?

An emergency electrician will come out at short notice with no prior appointment to fix an electrical problem that has just occurred. Many emergency electricians are available for both domestic and commercial needs, so whatever the emergency you’ll find someone locally who can come out to help you.

When should I call an emergency electrician?

Sometimes you may wonder if it’s even an emergency, but there are certain situations where you should call an emergency electrician.  On the call you may find that it’s not too serious and can wait until tomorrow, else an emergency electrician will come to you right away to help solve the problem. If you are concerned or have any of the following situations, search for an “emergency electrical service near me” and get someone in to check everything is safe as soon as possible. Remember, when it comes to electricity, it is always better to be safe than sorry.

These electrical problems include:

  • Power failure
  • Electrical outages and blackouts
  • Short-circuits
  • Blown fuses
  • Suspicious burning fuse smells
  • Sparking
  • Storm electrical damage
  • Alarm disconnection
  • Emergency rewiring needs

I think I have an electrical emergency, what should I do?

After calling an emergency electrician they can give you advice tailored to your situation until they arrive.  Often, you won’t have to do anything, just wait for the electrician, other times there may be some safety concerns that need tending to first.

If yo there’s an electrical emergency, turn off the power at the mains and call an emergency electrician to fix your problem and ensure your home or place of business is safe for people. 

When should I call an emergency electrician?

Depending on your area, the average dispatch time varies from 20-60 minutes.  However, thankfully some companies have a large spread of operations and will be to respond within 60 minutes.  Raylec Electrical is one of these companies as we have East Midlands emergency electricians on standby, ready to assist. 

Do you need an emergency electrician?

At Raylec we are here to help.  Call us and we can arrive within 30-60 minutes depending on the location.  

  • Save our contact number to your phone or put a post-it note on the fridge 0116 397 0341
  • Click here for out emergency electrician callout page and bookmark it to your phone.

Many emergencies can be fixed on-site.  Others are part of a deeper problem and may require a follow-up visit.  We guarantee that we can make the situation safe before we leave

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