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Snappy Home Services is one of Metro Atlanta’s most experienced and reliable residential electrical contractors. Our carefully selected staff of trained electricians & safety advisors serve the entire metro area to include Fulton, DeKalb, Gwinnett, Cobb, Clayton, Forsyth, Cherokee, Douglass, Henry, and Fayetteville counties and many communities on the outskirts of these counties. You will receive a picture of your uniformed technician via email so you know who to expect before he arrives. He will show up in a fully stock and identified truck allowing us to complete most repairs on the same visit! For all of our work, our electrician’s first priority is safety for you and your family. We want to give you the peace of mind you deserve. We back most all repairs & installations with a lifetime parts and labor warranty! This is our never pay for the same repair twice guarantee. We schedule all of our service calls around your schedule, not ours, for your convenience. Plus, we provide upfront pricing before we start the job so you know what to expect. Our technicians are trained to provide multiple options for all repairs/installations to help provide a solution that fit all budgets.

Electrical & Safety Inspections

When was the last time you had your home electrical system inspected by a licensed and trained electrician? If you have to think about it, well it’s been way too long! The National Fire Protection Association, which is comprised of over 6,000 industry professionals which include electrical engineers, electrical inspectors, arson investigators, fire marshals and many other industry leaders to ensure safety and reduce injuries and deaths caused by structure fires. The NFPA recommends an annual inspection of your electrical system and components to make sure they are in safe operational order preventing premature failure of devices and distribution panels and much more. Our safety inspections are based off of the NFPA 73 requirements, so that we can provide the most complete electrical inspection in Metro Atlanta. An electrical inspection might be one of the last items you think about when considering home maintenance. There are a host of reasons why you should schedule a whole-house wiring inspection with Snappy, but the most important is your ongoing safety. Outdated or incorrectly installed electrical wiring can cause a potential fire hazard. Having a professional electrician inspect your entire home wiring once a year can help prevent problems, which is essential to your family’s safety. These inspections can also locate wiring issues concealed in walls, attics and crawl spaces.

If you had a safety issue wouldn’t you want to know?

How do you know if your electrical wiring needs to be inspected?

  • If your home has undergone a renovation or if you’ve added new appliances.
  • If your home was previously owned.
  • If your home is older than 10 years and never been inspected by a licensed electrician.
  • Your lights flicker or dim occasionally.
  • If your circuit breakers or fuses trip or blow often.
  • Outlets and light switch faceplates are discolored from heat or are hot to the touch.
  • Extension cords and multiple power strips in permanent use around your home.
  • If you do not have smoke detectors installed throughout your home.

 What you can expect from our Electrical Safety Inspections

  • Is your home power supply adequate for your home electronics, appliances, and comfort systems; especially since newer models tend to draw more electricity?
  • Are your electrical panels labeled correctly and in safe working order?
  • Is the electrical panel interior free of rust, corrosion, pitting from overheating or even water?
  • Are circuits properly protected with the right size circuit breakers and up to code?
  • Are all of the wires properly terminated in your panel to ensure proper operating temperatures?
  • Are all of your outlets working properly? We measure for voltage drop, loose connections, and reversed polarity to make sure all outlets are safe and up to code.
  • Do you have a safe and proper grounding system to protect your home, appliances and family?
  • Do you have a ground/arc fault protection where required by code? If so, are they installed correctly and in working order?
  • Are all of your electronic devices throughout your home properly protected from power surges caused by the utility company or Mother Nature?

When provided the opportunity to earn your trust, we can perform Atlanta’s most complete home electrical safety inspection on your house and answer all of the above questions and more.

More specific issues with older homes

As your home’s electrical components and devices age, along with new technologies that emerge, our homes must adapt to keep up. Today’s electrical systems and devices are designed for the new power demands.

  • Does your home’s circuit breaker constantly trip?
  • Have you ever found one or more of your home’s outlets often stops working when you are trying to use multiple electrical devices?
  • Is there 2 prong ungrounded outlets scattered through your house?
  • Do you have cloth insulated wiring? Do you still have a glass fuse style panel?
  • Are there discolored outlets or outlets that have never worked?

These are just a few of the more serious issues that pose a safety threat in your home. If you answer yes or are not sure to any of those questions that you need to schedule a safety inspection.

Many home electrical systems do not have the capacity to support today’s devices and appliances. Also with all of the electronic devices that we invest thousands of dollars in around the house, older systems do not properly protect them from inconsistent voltages and power surges. These issues can cause premature failure and operation issues that can cost you lots of money.

The good news is there are many solutions to these issues like:

  • Upgrading your electrical panel and/or service
  • Grounding system modifications and upgrades
  • GFCI & AFCI protection
  • Surge Protection
  • Outlet upgrades
  • Smoke and carbon monoxide detector installation
  • And much more 

Surge Protection

A power surge is a fast (often lasting less than 1/20 of a second), intermittent or temporary spike in voltage on an electrical circuit or system. Theses unavoidable spikes can be generated several ways:

  • Internal surges caused by high power consuming devices like air conditioning units, motors, and appliances. While these surges are not as strong they can slowly damage sensitive equipment throughout your home like computers and televisions over time.
  • Your local power providers aging over worked utility grid. Brown outs, black outs are the most common talked about issues with the grid, however utility power systems are constantly pushed beyond their capacity, which creates an unstable and unreliable power supply for your home. The older network of utility distribution systems can generate powerful surges as they switch between sources or generate “rolling surges” when power is momentarily disrupted. While not as devastating as the next source of surges, these surges happen routinely many time without you even knowing and slowly cause damages to all the connected equipment in your home.
  • The most powerful, destructive and well know source of power surges is lighting strikes. With over 20 million ground strikes in the continental U.S. each year, at over 50,000 degrees these surges cause billions of dollars in damages each year! Don’t get caught unprotected as these surges will take out anything in their way! It does not have to be a direct hit on your house to cause havoc. When lightening hits in the general area around your home the surge spreads over the ground and can enter the house through low voltage wires like your cable or telephone lines as well as your high voltage power feeders.

This being said, we don’t have to mention how much money is spent in each household on electronics. Or, how much the average device costs, to convey the importance of a whole house surge protection. We would remind you that even though electronics are the most vulnerable items to power surges, they are not the most expensive! Think about your washer and dryer, refrigerator, furnace, and AC unit! All of items have circuit boards to operate all of the new options that come with these appliances. With the cost of protecting these investments being only a fraction of the repair/replacement cost whole house surge protection is a no brainer. Don’t get burned by the cheaper power strips that claim to be protect your home and appliances from surges. Let one of our licensed electricians assess your home electrical system and determine the best surge protection options available to protect your home. All of our equipment comes with a money back guarantee if it fails to protect your home.

Electrical lighting installations

Is safety with your electrical system important? Should you respect your electrical system? Of course the answer is yes to both of those questions. We perform eloquent lighting rehabs and upgrades for your home as well! While code and safety upgrades as mentioned above are important, lighting upgrades are more tangible as you use and see them daily with your friends and family. Our trained service technicians can provide options and recommendations on all of the following:

  • Exterior security and accent lighting
  • Low voltage landscape lighting
  • State of the art LED under cabinet lighting
  • Recessed lighting
  • Installation of customer supplied ceiling fans and light fixtures
  • LED upgrades to existing fixtures
  • Foyer fixture change outs in high ceilings
  • Dimmers
  • And much much more!

New outlet or circuit installation

Our trained service technicians are wiring ninjas! In many cases we can install a new outlet in your home and make it look like it was always there! From treadmills in an exercise room to table saws in the garage or a perfectly placed outlet for a floor lamp there are many times when new outlets or circuits are required. With years of experience and training we can install many new outlets with minimum to no damage to the house to properly conceal and protect your electrical wires. So pack up the extension cords, quit tripping your breaker and give Snappy a call for a free estimate on circuit installation!

Electrical Services

  • General Service, Repair & Maintenance
  • Lighting Upgrades and Installations
  • Outdoor Accent & Security Lighting
  • Outlet Repair & Installations
  • Dedicated Circuits
  • Fuse and Breaker Box Repair & Upgrades
  • Electrical Service Repair & Upgrades
  • Whole House Rewires
  • Basement Electrical System Installation
  • Home Inspection Repairs
  • Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Detectors
  • Back-up Generator Installations
  • Emergency Electrical Service & Repair
  • 40 Point Electrical Safety Inspections
  • and much more

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Snappy Services has been serving customers for over 80 years. Our technicians and installers live and work in your community guaranteeing that we can provide prompt and dependable service. As an A+ rated member of the Better Business Bureau, we strive to create a local presence that includes exceptional customer service, licensed technicians, and unbeatable products. We offer services for your entire home including plumbing, electrical repairs, air duct sealing, home energy audits and much more. Over the years we have added to our core group of services to meet the wants and needs of our customers.

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