Electricians in Missouri City

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Missouri City Electrician and Electrical Repair Services

Finding a local, licensed and trusted electrician can be challenging. Do you look in the yellow pages, online or ask a neighbor? We hope you call Abacus for all your electrical repair and installation services. Check our reviews and you’ll see why more customers are trusting Abacus for their electrical needs.

Electrical problems are nothing to take lightly. Unless you are a skilled electrician, attempting to work on any electrical problems in your home can cause serious safety hazards or injuries even leading to death. Why risk it? Call Abacus to schedule an appointment with a licensed electrician near you in the Missouri City area.

Here are just some of the way Abacus can help you with electrical repairs, inspections or installations for your Missouri City, Texas home:

  • Equipment Repair/Hook Up
  • Backup Home Generators
  • Breakers & Fuses
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Lighting Design & Repair
  • Exhaust Fans
  • Home Safety Check
  • Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors
  • Fire Marshall/Code Correction
  • Outdoor & Landscape Lighting
  • Troubleshooting & Repair
  • Overhead Lighting
  • Surge Protectors
  • Light Switches
  • Grounding Systems
  • Electrical Outlets
  • Electric Panels
  • Meter Bases
  • Phone Jacks & Cable Outlets
  • Electrical Maintenance
  • Track Lighting Installation
  • GFCI (Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupter)
  • ARC-Fault Breakers
  • New Wiring for Appliances

If you don’t see what you need, call us! We will be happy to see if we can help.

Hiring a licensed Electrician in or near Missouri City, TX

Electricians who operate in Texas are required by law to have an electrician license. You can check your electrician’s license with the Texas https://www.tdlr.texas.gov/LicenseSearch/LicenseSearch.asp

You can also check with the BBB of Houston to see how the company fares in regard to complaints, complaint resolutions and reviews.

For reference, here are the four different level of electrician licenses so you know who you are dealing with. Abacus operates with a Master Electrician License and employees journeymen, wiremen and apprentices.

  • Apprentice: Electricians who are starting their career. It takes two years of training and passing a state exam to become a wireman.
  • Wireman: Approved to work unsupervised in residential but not authorized to work in commercial buildings.
  • Journeyman: Works under a master electrician. Able to service both residential and commercial buildings.
  • Master: Top level license that requires 7-years professional experience. Able to work on almost any electrical job.

GFCI Installation

What does GFCI stand for? GFCI stands for Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter. These are outlets which can stop or prevent shocks in wet areas such as bathrooms or kitchens. GFCI’s will turn off an electrical power circuit immediately if it identifies a wrong-flowing current, such as a human or water. These should be checked monthly by pushing the TEST button (usually red) next to the RESET button. If the power doesn’t turn off during a TEST, then the GFCI is not working correctly. If you live in Missouri City, TX, call Abacus Electricians to see what, if any, problems you may be having or to replace the switch.

Lansdscape Lighting Installation in Missouri City

Abacus Electricians can install outdoor lighting for your home. They will make sure all the right wiring, voltages and installation procedures are done correctly keeping you safe and giving you peace of mind.

Electrical Safety Tips for Missouri City Residents

Always follow manufacture guidelines when it comes to using appliances or products that use electricity in your home. Here are just a few tips to help keep you safe, but if you have any doubt about the safety of the electricity in your home, you should call for a licensed Abacus Electrician to inspect your home.

  • Don’t cover extension cords with rugs or carpeting
  • Don’t use extension cords permanently…only use if needed for short term purposes
  • If there are any identifiable problems with an extension cord or plug, replace them immediately
  • Only use fire extinguishers to put out an electrical fire (never use water)
  • Tamper proof outlets should be installed to prevent shock (especially if children in the home)
  • Annual electrical inspections can help identify potential problems or hazards that can cause serious damage including fire
  • Turn off and unplug appliances that spark

Please follow those safety guidelines that will help keep everyone safe.

LED Lighting Installation in Missouri City

LED lighting is a popular, trending choice because they last about twenty-five times longer than old fashioned bulbs, plus they are more efficient and look better too. Abacus electricians can professionally install new LED lights for you in your home along with new switches or dimmers as desired.

Surge Suppressors (aka Surge Protectors)

Power surges can cause serious problems to your Missouri City home. Abacus recommends installing a surge protector at the panel / fuse box level to help prevent power surges from the grid from affecting your home’s electronics, appliances and devices. Only the appropriate amount of electricity will be allowed thru the surge protector, suppressing any extra voltage from getting thru to your home. Fully installed by a licensed electrician, these are the safest way to help offset and prevent serious electrical damages caused by power surges.

Smoke Detectors & CO (Carbon Monoxide) Detectors

No home in Missouri City should be without smoke detectors or carbon monoxide detectors. Abacus can test, check and replace batteries as part of an annual home inspection. Or if you need new ones installed, your Abacus electrician can help with that too.

Smoke detectors should be placed in bedrooms and at the top of the stairs (for two story+ homes). CO detectors should be in or near bedrooms too, but kept at least 10 feet away from stoves or ovens to prevent repeat false alarms when cooking. All detectors should be tested monthly.

Panel Replacement and Installation in Missouri City

The Breaker Box / Electrical Panel is the most important component of your home’s electrical systems. It distributes electrical currents through your home. Most homeowners never think or worry about their panel unless there’s a problem or a fuse goes out. However, due to the growth in demand for electricity by devices such as smart phones, laptops, TV’s and other devices that constantly need to be charged or plugged in…it’s critical to make sure that your breaker box has the right amp size for your needs.

You should always hire a licensed electrician to inspect, repair or replace an electric panel. Serious health hazards are present, including shocks that can lead to death. Call Abacus for an Electrical Panel inspection, especially if you have signs such as strong burning or electrical odors, tripping of fuses, visible rust, frequent light dimming or plugs and outlets that are causing shocks or smoking.

Abacus electricians replace and install electric panels on a daily basis and offer the best product and labor warranties in town.

Professional Ceiling Fan Installation

Abacus electricians offer ceiling fan installation for homeowners in Missouri City, Texas. Call Abacus to request a ceiling fan installation for your home and a licensed electrician will arrive, ready to replace and install the ceiling fan(s) you purchased.

Rewiring / Re-Wiring / Re Wire

If your home is over ten years old, you should have it inspected by a licensed electrician to check for any potential wiring problems. Even modern-day homes are built with sub-par grade wiring which costs less for the home builder, but may not be sufficient for the homeowner’s electricity demands. If you would like an estimate on rewiring any part of your home, or the entire home, call Abacus Electrical services to schedule a licensed electrician to come by and give you an estimate.

Here’s just a few signs you need to rewire your Missouri City home:

  • Breakers are constantly tripping
  • If you have aluminum wiring (major fire risk)
  • If you have vibrations, shocks or buzzing when turning on appliances
  • Dimming or flickering lights whenever appliances turn on
  • Loose electrical outlets
  • Homes older than 40 years old
  • Burning smells coming from  outlets

If you see any of those signs in your home, please call Abacus, a licensed electrician.

For a residential electrician near Missouri City, Texas, 77459 or 77489, call Abacus, a Licensed Electrical Wiring and Electrical Panel Replacement and Repair Contractor.

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