Frequently Asked Questions
You will find answers to all of your most common Electrical Services related questions located here.
No. Conduit should be stopped just short of the box.
The top of the elbow must be 6″ from the pole..
If the service is being supplied from a utility pole, the member is required to supply 1-10′ section of SCH 80 PVC and 2-10′ sections of SCH 40 PVC to be left near the base of the pole for installation by the power company up the pole.
Yes, contact the power company and a representative will come and inspect the ditch and conduit. The representative will place a white sticker on the meter panel with a pass or fail notice.
Yes, There are three types. Overhead only, Underground only, and Overhead/Underground combination bases. However, combination boxes are not recommended for Underground installations because of their limited wire space.
We offer a variety of lighting products including decorative colonial, cobra head, directional floodlights, and security lights. We can customize plans to fit any lighting need.
There are a few reasons bulbs can blow, the major one being cheaper bulbs. The elements in cheap bulbs are much thinner and any surge of power, however slight, simply breaks them. A loose connection in the lamp holder can also cause bulbs to blow. This is because the circuit is not completed as tightly as it could be and the electricity may have cause to “arc” or jump across the contact, rather than simply flowing through it. Our technicians can come out and give an evaluation of all of your lighting issues.
When a GFCI trips, there must be a reason. Instead of just resetting the GFCI, you also must investigate the cause of the trip. Let one of our professionals come out and take a look!
Power surges can originate from the electric utility company during power grid switching. Another common cause of power surges – especially the most powerful ones – is lightning. Power surges can also originate inside a home when large appliances like air conditioners and refrigerator motors turn on and off. Call us today to schedule an appointment with one of our team members.