Your Source for Outlets in the Triangle
Have you ever needed electrical outlets where you just don’t have one? When new home wiring is installed it falls under the standard of the National Electrical Code which is a basic standard of how your outlets are placed in each room of the house. When you move in and make the house your home sometimes that layout does not fit your needs. Your furniture or special equipment may require an outlet in a specific location such as beside the bed, over the fireplace for your TV, or even a floor outlet for your lamps. You want to hire a licensed electrician to install these outlets for you to ensure the proper size wiring and circuit are used for the exact area or equipment being installed in your home.
Yes, you will need an electrician to add an outlet near Raleigh, NC. Adding a new outlet in your home requires a knowledge of circuitry that most homeowners do not have. Having an electrician add your outlet ensures that it is installed up to code and that any special requirements are considered. For example, if you are getting a new outlet installed in a space that is close to a water source, an electrician would be able to assess whether a GFCI outlet would need to be installed. To get your new outlet installed, contact us today.
Yes, you need a permit to add an electrical outlet near Raleigh, NC. Electrical installations such as adding an outlet in your home require permits because electrical installations involve knowledge of circuity and electrical code. Outlet replacements are much simpler and do not require a permit because the electrical wiring is already in place. To get your electrical outlet installed, give us a call today .
An electrical outlet should be correctly wired to the existing circuit. Additionally, you should always consider the existing circuit’s power, as some circuits may not be able to support an additional electrical outlet. When it comes to outlet placement, an outlet should be placed no lower than 15 inches from the floor, but no higher than 54 inches from the floor. As far as orientation of the outlet, three prong outlets can have the ground hole up, down or sideways as long as it is all wired properly. To learn more about getting an electrical outlet installed, contact us today .
It costs around $100-$300 for an electrician to fix an outlet near Raleigh, NC. The price can vary due to:
- The price to diagnose the issue.
- The issue with your electrical outlet.
- The contractor’s hourly rate.
Sometimes an outlet may not be working due to a broken or tripped circuit and other times it can be an issue with the wiring or the outlet itself. The difference between these issues is that some can be repaired, whereas others will require replacing the outlet. To get your electrical outlet repaired, call us today.
Our properly trained technicians know all about how your wiring should be installed, the proper locations, wiring size, and proper size circuit breaker should be used to protect your homes electrical wiring. Don’t trust your home to a handyman who doesn’t have the proper license, insurance, or knowledge of the electrical code to add your electrical outlets. We will wear shoe protection, use drop cloths and leave your home the way it was when we arrived. We will discuss your options with you beforehand and provide you upfront pricing before any work is started. Call your local electrical service team today and allow us to install those additional outlets right where you need them.
Safety and Comfort from Your Outlets & Switches
Dawson’s Electric strives to make your home as secure and enjoyable as possible with every job. When you have an outlet or switch put in your home, we will assess your unique power needs and wants, and tailor the installation to maximize performance and efficiency.
For all of your switch and outlet needs, call Dawson’s Electric at (919) 552-0246 for an estimate today!