If you have experienced flooding in your residence during or after hurricane Matthew then you may need to contact a Myrtle Beach electrician. When having a deluge in your home think about safety first because it is a major factor. Electricity and flood water do not mix well. This is a formula for dangerous situation. If your homes wiring and electrical system have gotten wet due to a deluge, then you should find a good qualified electrician to come in to your home and inspect the wiring and electrical box. And check for other problems with the electricity in your home. Sometimes the wiring in your home will not need to be replaced after a deluge. But to make sure a inspection should be performed by a qualified electrician.
After a rainfall like we had this weekend, you should make sure the main electrical switch is unplugged in your home for safety purposes. You should turn off circuit breakers and remove fuses. Unplug all of your appliances if they have been flooded by water. And then as soon as you can try and remove all standing water from your home. Try to dry out your home by opening doorways and windows and drying up as much water as possible. Drying out your home is very important. All of these things mentioned should be done by a qualified Myrtle Beach electrician for safety reasons.
An electrician should be at your home to do the following things after a deluge. A electrician should clean your electrical box and check it, he should look and see if there are any broken fixtures and exposed wire depicting anywhere in your home, he should inspect all receptacles, outlets, fuse and breaker boxes, and replace things such as smoke detectors and thermostats that water has seeped into. He should also check all wiring that go to outlets in your home. An electrician should be very thorough when inspecting your home for water damage.
Along with having an electrician come in after a deluge to check all of your electrical system problems, you should have a qualified service technician come in to your home and check your heat pump, water heater, appliances and water softeners. Your electrician should also check for electrical shorts in your home and the grounding of all circuits. An electrician should test all circuits and replace them if needed. He should make sure everything is operating correctly in your home.
When you have a flood in your home it is best to call an electrician or water damage company to come out to your home and inspect your electrical system for water damage. The electrician will make sure that your home is safe for you and your family to live in. Water and electricity do not go together. Water that gets in to your home can damage your electrical system and be a serious problem that only a qualified electrician is capable of fixing. So protect your family by having a electrician mend and replace any faulty electrical problems in your home caused by water damage.
Give MB Electrician Pros a call today to schedule a complete checkup of your home.
MB Electrician Pros
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577