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Important Things to Note Before Calling a 24-Hour Emergency Electrician

(Last Updated On: October 30, 2020)

Electrical installation problems are often inevitable. No matter how durable your electrical outlets and switches and other devices are, they are bound to experience wear and tear over time. Nevertheless, it is important to know when they are in dire need of repair or replacement so that you can prevent major accidents from happening.

Luckily, Singapore has many electrical contractors that can provide 24-hour emergency electrician services. In order to ensure that you receive the best service possible, here are some things to note before calling an emergency electrician


Disable Your Electrical Supply Once Your Appliances Emit Smoke 

When your electrical appliances malfunction, you may notice smoke emitting from them. This is usually a sign of an electrical emergency which may potentially lead to a power trip or even a fire. In this scenario, it is best to turn off your main electrical supply through your distribution board and avoid touching the appliances which are damaged.  Afterward, unplug the appliances from their power sockets carefully and immediately call a reliable electrician to repair or replace them as soon as possible.

 

Do Not Touch Cables That Have Caught Fire 

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If your electrical wiring system is outdated, it might be prone to electrical fires especially if certain cables get tangled.  This is usually detected through a burning smell emitting from a power socket.  In case you experience it, immediately cut off the power supply from the main switchboard, and avoid touching any wires.  It is also highly important that you call an emergency electrician to inspect any damages and conduct electrical rewiring if needed. 

 

Unplug All Appliances In Case of A Power Outage

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Power failures are a common issue faced by most homeowners. There are many causes of a power failure, such as faulty wiring, short circuits, etc.  Make sure not to fix a power trip yourself especially if you are unfamiliar with your HDB electrical components. Instead, call emergency electricians immediately and let them do the work.

Remember that working on a power outage can be time-consuming even for emergency electricians. To increase the efficiency of the repair works, unplug all your electrical appliances.  That way, you can also prevent further problems from occurring. For more information, here is a guide on what to do during a power failure

 

Have A Fire Extinguisher On Hand

Having A fire extinguisher on hand is very important in case appliances such as electric stoves, rice cookers, air conditioner, water heater, etc. catch fire In fact, using a fire extinguisher is better than panicking whenever your appliances start to smoke and unplugging them when they are already on fire. Once you have extinguished the fire, only then should you switch the circuit breaker off and unplug the appliances.

Always check your electrical sockets and switches after extinguishing them.  Make sure to also follow electrical safety measures to protect yourself from electrical shocks.  If your appliances are already beyond repair or are warm and give off a tiny spark of electricity, call an emergency electrician right away to conduct an electrical socket replacement

 

Conclusion

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If you are looking for an electrician during an electrical emergency, do not hesitate to contact Daylight Electrician. We provide emergency electrical services from 9am to 9pm daily. Our experienced technicians can also fix a variety of electrical issues at reasonable prices

 

Daylight Electrician Singapore provides complete electrical services including emergency electrician service in Singapore. Our EMA Licensed electrician and electrical workers are EMA/BCA/IDA certified and specially trained to execute all kinds of electrical repairs and works including electrical installation such as light installation, ceiling fan installation, power failure recovery as well as electrical wiring and rewiring, power socket, electrical switches, light switches and DB Box replacement . We have over 10 years of electrician experience and have done thousands of electrical works for both residential (Landed, condo and HDB electrician) and commercial electrician. We are the highly recommended electrician in Singapore with many happy customers and positive reviews over the years both on Google and Facebook. WhatsApp us at +65 8241 0032 for transparent quotation and honest pricing for all your electrical needs or Call us at +65 6653 6261. We offer a fast and efficient service to serve any of your electrical needs!

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