First of all, replacing old and faulty wiring, is essential to preventing potential fires. In addition, wiring problems can cause power outages due to short circuits, fire and shock hazards, and property damage. Almost all deaths due to electric shock and house fires, is a result of severely faulty wiring. Therefore, it’s best to learn the warning signs and hence protect your safety, and the safety of your family. Furthermore, these warning signs include: a mild shock when touching an appliance, a sparking outlet, and hot bulbs. Also, warning signs include: lights dimming or turning on and off, outlets going dead, and heated wall around light switch or fixtures. Finally, more warning signs are: water around wiring, lights burning out frequently, and power outages or power surges. Most important, please understand that even if the main breaker is shut off, electric current is still entering the panel. Another tip, never replace a circuit breaker or fuse with a higher rated one, because this can cause a fire. Most of all, if you smell a burning odor, turn the electric system off at the main panel right away. In conclusion, call us for skilled repair on even the toughest problems.