Do you have questions about our services? We’d love to hear from you. In addition, we probably have already heard your question from other customers. Here are some common questions, along with their answers, about our popular services.
For any of our electrical services in the Minneapolis area, contact Randy’s Electric – call us at 612-470-0914 or contact us online.
Home Wiring Services
How can I tell if I need new home wiring?
If you are noticing some of these problems, it’s probably time to call for home wiring services:
- Sparking from outlets
- Hot switch plates or outlets
- Buzzing sound
- Need for many extension cords
- Dimming or flickering lights
- Frequent tripped breakers
If you’re noticing these, call 612-470-0914 to discuss home rewiring with the team at Randy’s Electric.
Do I need an electrical service panel upgrade?
If your home is 30 years old or older, or if you’re noticing a lot of the problems mentioned above, you may need a new home electrical panel. An outdated electrical panel is actually potentially dangerous, so make sure you reach out right away to learn if you need an upgrade.
What is knob and tube wiring?
Knob and tube wiring is an outdated method of wiring often found in older homes. While it will keep the lights on, it puts your home at risk for an electrical fire. It’s important to have knob and tube systems inspected regularly, and to consider upgrading your home’s wiring to meet modern standards.
Home Safety Services
How can an electrician help with my home’s safety?
Randy’s Electric offers a long list of home safety services. Some of these include:
- Installing smoke and carbon monoxide detectors
- Installing security lighting
- Installing home surge protectors
- Performing home safety electrical audits
These are just some of our many home safety services. Your home’s electrical systems are a high risk for fire and other problems, but we can help them continue operating safely.
How many smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors do I need?
At Randy’s Electric, we want you to be as safe as possible, and that means having properly installed smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. We recommend installing one near all bedrooms or other sleeping areas, as well as at least one on each floor of your home. If your kitchen is far from your sleeping areas, install one near the kitchen. Our team can help you determine where you need these devices for your family’s protection.
Do I need whole-house surge protection?
If you have electronics or appliances in your home that you want protected, you need whole-house surge protection. All it takes is one nearby lightning strike to burn out these important items in your home, and a surge protector is an easy way to get peace of mind.
How can I troubleshoot my electrical problem?
Electrical problems are not something to ignore because of the risk of fire. If you’re experiencing issues, the best way to troubleshoot is with the help of a professional electrician. Randy’s Electric will send a technician to your home to help with this important task, so reach out today for help.
Why do my lights always flicker?
Flickering lights are often a sign of electrical problems. This often occurs when your appliances are drawing a lot of current, pulling some from the lights. Improving the design of your wiring will eliminate this flicker.
Why do I need a professional for electrical service?
When you need electrical service in your Minneapolis home, you want the services of a professional. There’s simply too much at risk when it comes to electrical problems. Reach out to Randy’s Electric today to schedule electrical service.
Trust Randy’s Electric for Electrical Services in Minneapolis
For home wiring services, home safety services, and electrical services in Minneapolis, contact Randy’s Electric online or call us at 612-470-0914.