Access to electricity is one of those things that we really take for granted in this day and age. It’s usually assumed that electrical services will be ready and available, especially in the commercial space. However, that doesn’t mean that companies should take it for granted. Taking good care of the electrical systems within a commercial space will protect your business from lost productivity or downtime as a result of losing access to this electricity for a period of time. Rewiring services may be in order if the amount of electricity you’re trying to draw in is overloading your systems. Here are some signs to look for that will tell you that you should seek new rewiring services for your building.
The Circuit Breaker Overloads Frequently
The breaker system is designed to protect your business from the effects of a power surge, where the amount of power sent to your electrical system would overwhelm it and potentially lead to damage, or even a fire. But circuit breakers should only ever be tripping in an emergency situation. If it is triggering often, it may be a sign that the wires in your system are outdated and need to be replaced.
You Notice Frayed/Melted Wires
Some wiring damage can be caused by pests such as rodents within the building. In this case, it’s relatively straightforward to isolate the issue and remedy it quickly. But when wires are melted or fraying, it’s a sure sign that your business is drawing more power than your electrical system is designed to handle. This can be a safety issue – the electrical system is running too hot, and new wiring will be needed to handle the load. Your professional electrician should also examine your system as a whole to determine if other upgrades are necessary for your electrical needs.
The Electrical Bills are Increasing Dramatically
Every business has to factor in operational expenses when coming up with a plan, and utility costs are unavoidable when operating in a physical location. But you may notice that electrical bills are rising dramatically without explanation, or that your electrical costs are much higher than might be expected for a building of your size. This could be because your wiring is operating inefficiently – either because it is old, or because it is not designed for the usage that you intend. Rewiring services can help your building get the right wiring to fit your needs and help keep your utility costs as low as possible.
CHECK OUT OUR SERVICES FROM CMI LIGHTING
With over 35 years in the industry, CMI has an array of equipment to handle the logistics of any in-house job. We also frequently provide solutions to property managers and upcoming developments. CMI Companies provides services in Mid-Atlantic Region and proudly serves clients in Northern Virginia, Maryland, Richmond, Southern Virginia, Manassas, Prince William County, Fairfax County, Rockville, and Prince George’s County. Also, check us out on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.