Electrical Outlet Replacement & Installation in Hampton Roads – Virginia Beach
Call Castles Electrical today for electrical outlet installs and replacement services in the Virgnia Beach area and throughout Hampton Roads.
Castles Electrical & Solar provides electrical outlet installation and replacement services to homes and businesses across greater Hampton Roads, Virginia Beach areas. We’ve invested in making your residential and commercial properties safe. We also upgrade house wiring and outlets to meet all safety standards and codes.
The Importance of Electrical Outlet Replacement
When electrical outlets become faulty:
- They stop supplying power
- They become hazardous
Outlets get old, cracked, and hot after powering your appliances. Your receptacles could be hazardous if they show visible damages as they wear out and break down.
Don’t ever take chances if you suspect your outlets are faulty. Inspect them thoroughly, and replace them immediately.
Routine electrical maintenance will boost the lifespan of your home. It prevents electrical issues that damage property or harm your physical well-being. Regularly replacing faulty or ineffective outlets:
- Lowers your utility bills
- Makes your electrical system safer
- Prevents power surges
- Prolongs the lifespan of your electrical appliances
The Safest Electrical Outlets for Your Building or Home
Be sure to upgrade when you’re replacing old outlets. The safest outlets include:
- Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter (AFCI)
- Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI)
- USB receptacles
AFCI outlets prevent arcing faults that cause fires and appliance malfunction. Arcing faults are prevalent in Virginia homes with outdated wiring.
GFCI receptacles will automatically cut off power during electrical surges. They have sensors that detect changes in current from the supply and into the electrical appliances. These outlets are most suitable for wet rooms like kitchens, bathrooms, and laundry rooms.
Homeowners and employees in commercial buildings frequently use modern devices, most of which are USB compatible. Thus, USB compatibility replaces the need for charging blocks. Call us if you’d like more convenience while charging your tablets, smartphones, and power banks.