847-832-0700 1946-D Lehigh Ave
Glenview, IL 60026

Electrical Repair Service in Glenview, IL

Electrical Repair Service in Glenview, IL

Electricity is involved in almost every room of your house, but we often take it for granted. When something knocks out the power, it’s easy to see how much we rely on the switches and outlets in our homes. Unfortunately, electrical wiring can wear out over time, and improperly installed systems can cause permanent damage.

Common Electrical Problems

If the electrical system in your home is damaged, you may notice problems like:

  • Dim or flickering lights
  • Frequently tripped circuits
  • Outlets that feel warm to the touch
  • Buzzing or vibrating coming from your walls
  • Certain outlets don’t work

We make electricity our specialty so you don’t have to. If you’ve started noticing electrical problems in your home, schedule an appointment with Current Electrical Contractors today.

Frequent Blown Fuses

If you frequently blow a fuse, you may be overloading your circuit. This is generally a pretty simple fix that doesn’t require outside assistance.

Some common causes of an overloaded circuit include:

  • Too many appliances on a small circuit
    Did you just move the coffee maker or microwave to another location in the kitchen? Are you running the blender and the toaster at the same time?
  • Portable electric heaters
    Each heater usually consumes 12.5 amps. 12.5 amps are 83% of standard bedroom circuits. If another appliance is on that circuit there is a good chance the breaker will trip. Electric hair dryers are another common overloading appliance.
  • A short circuit
    A short circuit can happen when the hot wire touches the neutral wire, the ground wire or any metal part of the light fixture.
  • An open circuit
    An open circuit occurs when either the hot or neutral wire is no longer connected at some point in the circuit. This can occur when a splice or wire terminal becomes overheated to the point where it can no longer carry current or is somehow physically disconnected. This can be a tricky and time-consuming service call because the electrician has to troubleshoot the circuit.

If reducing the number of appliances on the circuit doesn’t resolve your electrical issues, call Current Electrical Contractors for assistance.

Local Home Electrical Repair

We offer the following services:

  • Generator repair
  • Electric ceiling heat repair
  • Circuit breaker repairs
  • Wiring repairs
  • Electric car charger repairs
  • Electric heat repairs

Power Outages

If the power of your home or business is completely out, we always recommend you first contact Commonwealth Edison or Winnetka Water and Electric. Unfortunately, if the power outage is at the fault of an electricity provider we cannot help. We are happy to verify whether or not the outage is a provider issue, but will charge for our electrician’s time.

In the case of a partial power outage, our electricians recommend you first check the electrical panel to see if a circuit breaker is tripped and can be reset. All circuit breakers have three positions On, Off, and Tripped. The circuit breaker needs to be switched from tripped to off before it is reset.

We want to save you time and money, which is why we recommend you check the circuit breaker before calling for service. If you’re not able to reset the circuit breaker, we’ll be happy to come take a look and diagnose the issue.

Emergency Electrical Repair Service

We know that electrical problems don’t always happen at convenient times. That’s why we offer emergency repair service for our customers.

The first thing our electricians will do after receiving a call is to determine the urgency of the service. Our electricians are often busy with previously scheduled work, but if it is an emergency, we will do everything in our power to solve your problem ASAP. If the service call is not an emergency, we will schedule you for the soonest available appointment.

Schedule an Appointment with Current Electrical Contractors

If you’re looking for an expert Glenview electrician,look no further than Current Electrical Contractors. We have over 20 years of experience repairing and rewiring electrical systems in residential and commercial settings. Call us today to schedule an appointment.

Our Clients Reviews

Just wanted to let you know that Eric – young guy – from current came to my apt yesterday. nice experience. Don was very helpful & Eric was very good and had good attitude.  I think he did in 3 hrs what jp’s electrician did in 8 hrs. Thanks for recommending – would definitely use again!  xx

The electrician came promptly at the scheduled time, diagnosed our problem, and installed a new socket quickly, professionally, and efficiently. Every job they have done for us has likewise been professional and efficient. Although this was a relatively simple job, we would trust them (and have in the past) to do more complicated electrical work in our home.

I have been using Current Electric for years!  They consistently provide aboveboard service.  They are on time, polite, knowledgeable, respectful of my home and they do great work.  I would highly recommend Current Electric for all your electrical needs!


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