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Troubleshooting Electrical Faults

Whether are your home or business, you rely on electricity to power your life. But when your electrical components aren’t working properly it can negatively affect your life and put you in danger. So if you’re in need of troubleshooting or electrical repair services in Edmonton, rely on Sierra Electrical Ltd. We provide our services to residential and commercial/industrial clients regardless of building size. If you think your building may be at risk for an electrical fault, it’s important to act as quickly as possible. So whether you have problems with breakers tripping or dead outlets, Sierra Electrical Ltd can troubleshoot the problem and bring your home or business safely up to code. For more information, contact Sierra Electrical Ltd today


What Can Cause Electrical Faults

While electrical faults can seemingly happen at random, there are a few notorious causes. At Sierra Electrical Ltd, our electricians in Edmonton can find out what’s causes these failures and work to remedy the situation. Among the most common causes for electrical faults include: 

  • Weather: Lightning strikes, heavy rains and heavy winds can all affect overhead lines and conductors another other electrical components. These types of weather conditions can interrupt the power supply and damage electrical installations. 
  • Equipment issues: Over time, electrical equipment can wear down just like any other type of equipment. Failures by generators, motors, transformers and more can cause short circuit faults from malfunctioning and ageing. 
  • Errors: Faults can also be caused by human errors like choosing improper equipment and devices, or using the wrong parts after service or maintenance.

For more information about the services we offer or to schedule a free estimate, contact Sierra Electrical Ltd today.


What are the Dangers of Electrical Faults?

As most people know, issues and problems with electrical equipment and components should not be taken lightly. That’s why it important to always have professional electric contractors in Edmonton perform any work at your home or business. At Sierra Electrical Ltd we provide our electrical troubleshooting and repair services to clients of all sizes in the residential and commercial/industrial sectors. If you think your home or business may be at risk for electrical faults, we encourage you to get your systems checked out immediately. If not, you could be at risk for dangers like: 

Over current flow: When a fault occurs it can create a very low impedance path for the current flow, which can result in current being drawn from the supply. This sort of issue can cause tripping of relays, as well as damage to insulation and components.
Injuries: Electrical faults can cause shocks to operating personnel. Depending on the severity of the shock, it can even lead to death.
Equipment loss: Heavy currents due to circuit faults put components at risk for being completely burnt out. This can lead to devices and equipment working improperly.
Fires: Short circuits can cause flashover and sparks from the ionization of air between conducting paths, which can cause fires.

For more information about what we offer or for a free estimate on our services, contact Sierra Electrical Ltd today.

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