Frequently Asked Questions
The following are a few of the most common electrical questions we're asked by Murrieta residents. Don't see the answer you need? Contact us today and we'll be happy to give you our professional advice.
A Service Call is to have a Technician come to the home and troubleshoot or diagnose a problem. An Estimate is to have a Technician come to the home and give you an estimated price of work you would like to have completed.
Our Service Calls range from $39-$69 depending on the location. Estimates are free of charge within 25 miles of Murrieta.
First, locate the GFCI outlet. This outlet will have a Test and Reset button. Press the Reset button on the device. If it doesn't reset then go to the service breaker box and reset the breaker. If you still have a problem, give us a call and we will send a Technician over for further assistance.
The breaker should be in the tripped or middle position. If this is the case, you must first turn the breaker to the "off" position in order to turn it back on again. If you still have a problem, give us a call and we will send a Technician over for further assistance.
There are many warning signs that could indicate you need a professional electrician. Triggered circuit breakers, blown fuses, and flickering lights are just a few, but any time you notice something out of the ordinary with your electrical system, it's worth calling Discount Service Electric Electrical Services.
We understand the DIY mentality, but the truth is that completing your own electrical work is clearly a gamble and could even be illegal. When it comes to electricity, safety is the highest priority. Save yourself the risk and call in an affordable and licensed professional to make sure you're not endangering yourself, your business, or your family.
Emergency electrical services are available around the clock for our Murrieta customers. For less-than-urgent requests, you can expect a call to set up an appointment the next day at the latest.
There are a number of reasons why your power could be out, ranging from simple Murrieta maintenance to a more serious problem, such as a faulty fuse box. The first thing to do is call your local electricity provider to make sure the problem is not on their end. If that doesn't provide an adequate answer, call Discount Service Electric to schedule an urgent visit.
A flipped circuit breaker or a fuse that keeps burning out means that your electrical system is either overloaded or there is a problem with the wiring. If the fuse corresponds to a specific room or set of outlets, check to see if too many devices are plugged in. For a better long term solution, call us and we'll come up with the appropriate course of action.
A sound coming from your electrical panel could be a very dangerous situation and you should call Discount Service Electric as soon as possible. We'll dispatch a professional electrician to handle the problem and get your electricity under control.