When should I consider calling an electrician?

Call an electrician in cases where you smell smoke, lights are flickering, or a breaker keeps tripping.

What to do if my circuit keeps overloading?

You should consider replacing and upgrading that circuit.

If I have too many power strips behind my entertainment center, how can I reduce the clutter?

Jackson Electric can install new circuits to reduce the # of cords and surge protectors being used.

Do you install ceiling fans?


Can you change an existing switch to a dimmer switch?

yes... that's an easy fix

Why does a breaker in my panel feel hot to the touch?

The breaker could be bad or it could be loose. Loose connections create heat.

How can I tell when an electrical outlet is not safe or needs to be replaced?

Great question... if you see any burning around the outlet, smell burning or if the item being plugged in is loose... this is a sign. Again, Loose connections create heat.

Is adding a new plug or light switch an easy fix?

It could be... it all depends on where the desired outlet is.

How easy is it to get to? How easy is it to run wire to? Will we need to open a wall to run the wire?

There could be many variables.