Every home needs the electrics to be running like clockwork. Even a minor electrical fault can create chaos in your home, as you may find that you cannot use areas of your home properly.
Unfortunately, problems don’t often develop during standard business hours, and in these situations, you’ll need an emergency electrician service.
All our recommended electricians can provide an emergency call out service, so any problems can be quickly corrected, and have the functionality of your home restored.
If you’re unsure about whether you would need this type of service, we’ll explore it in a little more detail, so you have all the facts to make an informed decision going forward.
The first question homeowners often ask is whether they actually need an emergency electrician service. This is a subjective issue, and you’ll need to use your discretion to decide whether any problem can wait.
In a case where the functionality of your home is severely compromised, the answer is obvious, but if the problem appears to be minor, you may wonder if you should call in an electrician immediately.
In order to answer whether you have an electrical emergency, you need to think about your situation. Is the electrical problem going to create other issues around your home?
For example, if a fault has compromised the power to your kitchen, you will not only be unable to prepare a meal using your oven, but the food in your fridge and freezer may start to spoil.
While a refrigerator may keep its temperature for several hours, it is likely to warm up over a weekend, which means that you’re not likely to be able to wait until Monday morning.
If the electrical problem will cause issues around your home, it is best to err on the side of caution and call in a professional.
Remember, that the electrics in your home can be hazardous, so you should not attempt any temporary repairs to try and manage as you may put yourself, your family and your home in danger.
In some cases, you may not be aware that you have an electrical fault inside your home.
Fortunately, there are some common signs of a fault in domestic wiring that should be explored by an experienced professional. These include:
You may even create a fault through an accident such as a nail through a wire that should be checked immediately, in this instances you would need an electrician as fixing this kind of fault requires expertise and experience to ensure it is done safely.
Emergency electricians are not limited to solely these type but can also provide help for a wide variety of issues.
This includes fuse box upgrades, electric cooker installations, lighting installations, storage heater installations, fire or flood damage emergency repairs, fault finding and diagnostics and socket or light rewires.
This means that practically any electrical issue can be dealt with by an emergency electrician and all our recommended electricians have the skills, qualifications, expertise to offer all these services and deal with all your electrical problems and issues.
If you are in need of an emergency electrician you can find our nearest recommended electrician to you here.
Efficient, friendly service.Would reccomend to anyone wanting Phil and his NextLevel Install company.
Jordan & Luke came to resolve a fault with our downstairs sockets that left us without power. Both were very knowledgeable, polite & efficient. Had my power back on within 30 mins. Would recommend & use again.
We feel really pleased to have found David - a really reliable electrician, able to find his way through electrical problems. He gives one great confidence!
C & A GILL
David and his staff were friendly, efficient and on point with my Ring installation. Fair pricing as well. I would highly recommend his services.
Chris arrived at the agreed time. He quickly took in the situation and traced the fault in our rambling wiring. I was delighted by his manner, approach, and efficiency. The cost was reasonable and he tidied up afterwards! I think we were very lucky to have found such an unpretentious genuine professional electrician.
Lovely chap, would use Daniel again if needed but no plans to move plugs myself anytime soon!
Asa quoted to take over some unfinished electrical work on a major house rebuild. His quotation was clear and covered all our requirements. He arrived on time with a colleague and was very good at problem solving and trying out different things to get to the bottom of issues. At times, this was quite tricky as he hadn't been involved in the initial electrical work. He even returned at 7pm on a Friday to check out why some lights were tripping. Very friendly and expertise combined. Stuck to his quotation and we will now be using him for all our future electrical requirements as well as recommending him to others.
I found Martin a very pleasant and friendly young man. Thanks
Good customer service and reliable. Great and neat electrical work done in my garage. Good price. I will highly recommend David Farrar and his team. Thanks , Kwame.
Eric Kwame G
Okay first review so lets make this thorough: Leon had come over today to assess my flat and run an Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) I as a consumer was really happy with: - His ability to quickly identify and flag some minor issues which needed adjusting. - His level of transparency and communication as he ran me through any changes that would occur (power cycling, what task he was moving onto as he progressed through his EICR) - Willingness to see a job through, he had gone to collect some parts to complete the task and had gone the extra mile to get it all resolved quickly. Brilliant level of customer service and overall great expertise in his role. Would highly recommend.
Very honest and efficient!
Turned up at the time we agreed and sorted the fault. Very professional. Thank you.
Very good service when I had a emergency. Gave very good advice. Would use again.
Fantastic service. Immediate response and arrived within the time given. Excellent knowledge and quickly found the fault.
Excellent service, very professional and I can strongly recommend this company. The standard of work carried out was exceptional.
Fantastic help and to the point both on the phone and in person. Arrived in the time we were given and explained the problem and solution simply but without being patronising. 10/10 for Paul the gent who came out to us.
Wow! responded immediately, electrician was here in no time, he explained the faults and fixed them right away, can actually say, "he saved our lives " as one switch was very very old and was heating up, potentially causing a fire. so big a thank you for making us safe, excellent service, excellent work carried out, would definitely recommend. THANK YOU
I was looking for a company to do an electrical survey of a property I am buying. I have nothing but praise for Paul and the work he has done. His estimation was clear. He was timely. He was very thorough in his survey of the property highlighting a number of things which need addressing which there is no way would have been identified otherwise. There are lots of companies out there on comparison sites but I would thoroughly recommend Paul from Electricians On Call.
I would recommended this company. Paul came to fit my new oven that needed to have a safety socket and new wires put behind it to make safe , spot on for time very quick and he knew his stuff and very polite, even got a free pen which was a nice touch ! many thanks for all your help
Very professional, engineer arrived at time stated. Problem fixed in less than half an hour, therefore charged half hour rate, would have paid hourly rate with most other emergency call outs. Many thanks, would not hesitate to recommend!