Circuits and Wiring Inspections and Repairs in DFW

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Make sure your electrical system meets the demands of your new water heater, dryer, or other major appliance. Contact our experts today to book an appointment for circuit and wiring inspections and repairs for your Tarrant & Denton Counties home.

The wiring and circuits in your home are crucial to ensuring comfort and convenience. Poorly installed wiring or incorrectly sized wiring will have difficulty accommodating the electrical devices and appliances that are integral to helping you get through your regular routine. TopTech Electric & Plumbing’s experts are committed to delivering safe and efficient solutions. Our DFW electricians can help with all of your circuit and wiring needs, including system troubleshooting, inspections, and repairs.

Whether you need help with an urgent electrical problem or would like to have your system inspected before installing a new appliance, our experts will ensure you receive the peace of mind you deserve.


Common circuit and wiring problems affecting older homes and buildings include circuit breakers frequently tripping, lights that dim or flicker when large appliances or equipment start to run, and frequent power surges. If you notice recurring electrical issues in your home, don’t hesitate to contact our experts for immediate help. We will take the time to inspect and troubleshoot your system and explain the source of the problem. You can expect to receive options and upfront estimates, allowing you to make an informed decision for your home quickly. 

Electrical problems can range from minor annoyances to significant safety concerns. Here’s why circuits and wiring inspection and repair services are crucial:

  1. Safety First: Faulty wiring can lead to electrical fires, severely threatening your home and family. Regular inspections can detect and prevent potential hazards.
  2. Reliability: Fluctuating power, frequent tripped circuit breakers, and flickering lights can disrupt your daily life. Our services ensure that your electrical system functions smoothly.
  3. Code Compliance: Older homes may not meet current electrical codes. We can keep your wiring current to ensure safety and compliance with regulations.
  4. Energy Efficiency: Outdated wiring can be inefficient, leading to higher electricity bills. Our repairs and upgrades can help you save on energy costs.


Older properties that were built before the 1960s often have their original wiring still in place. These homes may still feature a fuse box, aluminum wiring, or knob-and-tube wiring. It’s not a code violation if your home still has older wiring installed; in fact, if your home has been maintained properly, you can typically continue to use older electrical systems without any trouble. 

Outdated electrical systems are not properly equipped to handle the greater demands of newer and more efficient appliances. If you are planning on replacing outdated appliances with newer equipment, rewiring your home may be necessary. Tankless water heaters, dryers, and other large appliances often require homeowners to have an electrical upgrade completed prior to installation in order to safely accommodate the new equipment.

TopTech Electric & Plumbing is a name you can trust when it comes to circuits and wiring inspection and repair. Here’s why we stand out as the preferred local choice:

  1. Local Expertise: We have deep roots in the Dallas Fort Worth community, giving us an understanding of the unique electrical challenges faced by homeowners in the area.
  2. Certified Electricians: Our team consists of certified electricians with extensive experience in circuits and wiring inspections and repairs.
  3. Safety Commitment: Safety is our top priority. We follow strict safety protocols to ensure the well-being of our team and your property.
  4. Quality Workmanship: We take pride in our craftsmanship, using high-quality materials and the latest industry techniques for every project.


At TopTech Electric & Plumbing, we believe in transparency and efficiency. Here’s a glimpse into our circuits and wiring inspection and repair service process:

  1. Inspection: We start by thoroughly inspecting your electrical system and identifying any issues or potential problems.
  2. Diagnosis: Once we’ve identified the issues, we provide you with a clear diagnosis and recommendations for repairs or upgrades.
  3. Repairs or Upgrades: Our skilled electricians will proceed with the necessary repairs or upgrades, ensuring that your electrical system is safe and efficient.
  4. Testing: We rigorously test the entire system to ensure that it’s functioning correctly and safely.
  5. Documentation: We provide you with detailed documentation of the work performed and any future maintenance recommendations.


Our electricians are the backbone of our service. Here’s why you can trust them with your circuits and wiring inspection and repair needs:

  1. Certified and Experienced: Our electricians are certified and highly experienced in handling electrical systems of all types.
  2. Attention to Detail: We understand the critical importance of accurate diagnosis and precise repair work. Our experts pay meticulous attention to detail.
  3. Timely Service: We value your time and strive to complete inspections and repairs promptly without compromising on quality.
  4. Customer-focused: We prioritize your satisfaction and safety. Our team is always ready to address your questions and concerns.


Circuit and wiring problems can potentially result in personal injury or major damage to your home or electrical devices and systems. If you suspect an electrical problem, contact our electricians as soon as possible to have your system inspected and repaired or upgraded. By choosing TopTech Electric & Plumbing for your circuits and wiring inspection and repair needs, you’re investing in the safety and reliability of your home’s electrical system. Here are the benefits homeowners can enjoy:

  1. Safety Assurance: Our inspections and repairs ensure that your electrical system meets safety standards, reducing the risk of electrical fires and shocks.
  2. Reliability: Say goodbye to flickering lights and tripped circuit breakers. Our services ensure a reliable electrical system that won’t leave you in the dark.
  3. Energy Efficiency: Upgrades and repairs can make your electrical system more energy-efficient, saving you money on electricity bills.
  4. Compliance: We bring your electrical system up to code, ensuring that your home is safe and complies with local regulations.
  5. Peace of Mind: Knowing that your electrical system is in top-notch condition allows you to relax and enjoy your home without worry.

Your electrical system is the lifeblood of your home, and we’re here to ensure it runs smoothly, providing you with peace of mind. Contact us today to schedule an inspection and take the first step toward a safer and more reliable electrical system. Don’t wait until an electrical issue disrupts your life. Trust TopTech Electric & Plumbing to keep your home powered safely and efficiently.

Valarie Hall ★★★★★ Thank you TopTech for your quick response to my call for a water leak under the kitchen sink. Dillon Ashton was very knowledgeable and completed the repair at a quality standard. He cleaned around the repair and the workspace (cabinet). There was no pressure or manipulation. Dillon provided ALL of the (options) information needed so we could make the best decision. Thank you Dillon and the TopTech family! Would’ve have added a video, but the only option is for photos. Before and after photos.Alexis Overholser ★★★★★ Highly Recommend! Caleb was at our house only a few hours after we called. He was very personable and professional! We will be using their services again.James Lacey ★★★★★ I had an arc-fault breaker in my home office that would trip as soon as I turned on anything in that room. I'm a handy person, and I did some basic troubleshooting myself, and I knew it wasn't the breaker. All indications were it was some kind of neutral-to-ground fault, which is notoriously difficult to find. So, rather than punish me with days of searching for the problem and countless trips to one of the big-box stores, I called TopTech and was not disappointed. They were on time, and the electrician was top-notch. Clean, courteous, experienced, and knowledgeable, he had the root cause found in about an hour. I'm delighted with TopTech and highly recommend them, and I will use them again.valrie ridgeway ★★★★★ Dillon Ashton with Top Tech plumbing fixed my problem fast! He did a thorough inspection of my home and notified me of any concerns. He was very polite and courteous. I would definitely recommend Top Tech.Travis Malone ★★★★★ Caleb was great! He not only repaired the job quickly, he did so in a very professional manner. He also patiently explained the repair process and what else could be done in the future to upgrade our home. If everyone at TopTech is like Caleb, I would recommend them every time.Crystal Alexander ★★★★★ TopTech is wonderful. Rey came in and put up my ceiling fans perfectly. He went out of his way to correct an unforeseen issue and that is something he did not have to do. Thank you so much Rey. Will definitely use again.Desiree Coons ★★★★★ Marco Bianchi did the installation of my ceiling fan and it was Great customer service! Very friendly and considerate of my home. Great job!Mindy Herendon ★★★★★ Update:: Ended up hiring this same company for Plumbing Repairs! So glad I did. Again, absolutely wonderful company. I would recommend to anyone. 🙂 Thanks Tyler for getting my plumbing taken care of!Just had the best experience with TopTech. Found this company via Thumbtack. Very quick to respond and easy to set up the appt. I loved that I received a text ahead of time about my techs arrival. Caleb arrived super friendly and smiling. We had excellent conversation, while he worked on my outlets. I would absolutely recommend them to anyone! Thanks Caleb & Team!Isaac ★★★★★ Great job by Alex, informative and very helpful next electrical project will definitely ask for himDinah Kirkpatrick ★★★★★ Dillon was great. Appreciate his help very much!!Will Taylor ★★★★★ Caleb did a great job at our home. He helped us understand what was going on with our flickering lights and presented us with a few options. Easily the best interaction we’ve had with an electrician.Mr. “Jose” Benz ★★★★★ Very professional. Have a detailed breakdown of what is going on. Gave a very good explanation of the process of getting the results I needed. Great Job Tyler thank you!Kinsey Edge ★★★★★ Caleb Mayes from Top Tech did an amazing job for my electrical needs. He was extremely professional, efficient, & explained everything thoroughly. I highly recommend Top Tech Electric and will be utilizing their services in the future.Becky Forshage ★★★★★ Rey and TopTech were amazing! On time, quick, professional! Rey took the time to explain my options, and I never felt rushed to make a decision. I know who I will call next time I need electrical work!Grayson Tucker ★★★★★ Caleb was on time, very knowledgeable, gave extra advice about some other issues in my home and completed everything in a timely manner. I would absolutely recommend anyone booking Caleb.Alayne Torretta ★★★★★ Quick and professional. Came when they said and it cost what they quoted. Definitely recommendDraper Walkery ★★★★★ Tyler is the man for the job! Thx brother!HJ Rose ★★★★★ Outstanding and professional service done in a timely manner on very short notice. Definitely my first call when I need work done in the future.Peter Hoekenga ★★★★★ TopTech got the electrical work that I needed done very quickly! The master electrician, Caleb, was friendly and professional; and did an outstanding job! When necessary, I will definitely call TopTech again!!Sherri Choate - 7PRP ★★★★★ These gentlemen did a fantastic job. We did a complete electrical upgrade on our older home. There were here on time. Answered any and all questions we had for them. Made sure we knew what they were doing every step of the way . Cleaned up when they were finished. It was all day job and they worked the entire time they were here Definitely someone we would recommend and use again in the future.Ashley Ramirez ★★★★★ I had one of their plumbers and one of their electricians come out. PLUMBING: Upgraded my old outdoor water faucet that was leaking and shooting water out everywhere whenever the garden hose was attached. He was very nice and detailed and made sure that I didn’t have any other plumbing issues that needed to be addressed before leaving. I will absolutely continue to use this company for any/all future plumbing/electrical needs. Photos of the old faucet versus the new one 🙂 ELECTRICAL: Rey is “the king” for sure! What I thought would be a simple replacement of two nonworking electrical outlets turned out to be extensive troubleshooting on his end due to what sounds like some “not up to par“ previous electrical work on my home. Turns out it was a GFCI outlet that had actually had some burning on the inside wiring and a couple of wires connected the way they shouldn’t have been. He was beyond determined to troubleshoot and figure out the problem and fix the problem and in the end that is exactly what he did along with explaining everything in detail in “non-electrical person” terms the entire time! I will absolutely continue to use this company for any/all future plumbing/electrical needs. Photos of some of the old outlets versus the new ones 🙂Richard Bienvenu ★★★★☆ Caleb was fantastic! Knowledgeable, well spoken, cordial and thorough! While the price itself was a decent bit higher than many of the other licensed competitor offers I'd received, I decided to go ahead and run with the install since they were here - the no pressure attitude and 'bedside manner' won them the business rather than me waiting another day and getting someone else. If you are going to go with this company, know that when they arrive, you'll very possibly be quoted higher than expected if you shopped around - but if you are getting Caleb the price is a bit easier to swallow and you'll not be let down on the quality of service and presentation.Lucky Randolph ★★★★★ Service was great. Clean up was great. Only two negative comments that one was not their fault and the second is just a company policy that i understand. 1) Took a while to get the service done (storms in the area made demand for service above their ‘ability to keep up - not their fault.) 2) it was very expensive. (They told me the cost beforehand and i agreed to it. Also to get quality people you have to pay more. The quality of the technicians were top shelf. The communications with the company were great as well. Sent photos of technicians before so you had a safety check. Really loved that.Susan Harkins ★★★★★ Yay! I have light in my bathroom!!! Caleb was super nice, on time, thorough and did an amazing job. Top tech is my “go to” for electrician work!Stacy Sorrells ★★★★★ I had TopTech out today. Tyler was my technician and he was fantastic. He cleared a clogged line and found a crack in the pipe. I was so grateful who’s hard work and professionalism. I will be using TopTech for my plumbing issues from now on.Pamela Holt ★★★★★ Tyler was very helpful and knowledgeable. He also arrived on time and was efficient in getting the work done.Jessalynn Medairy ★★★★★ Marco was great! He found our electrical problems, addressed our concerns and fixed the issues on the spot. He left the place vacuumed and tidy!Barbara Greyson ★★★★★ Great customer service from my first phone call with Michelle. Quick scheduling and clean, professional, transparent quotes and service from Rey and Hector. I am so happy I found this company and will be using them again for any electrician or plumbing needs.R Smoak ★★★★★ Top Tech electrician Rey was excellent. He did a great job in explaining all that was involved in my repair. He was very knowledgeable & professional. I will definitely use Top Tech for all of my future electrical & plumbing needs.Matt Jensen ★★★★★ Storms knocked out my electricity and they were quick to come out and fix me up. Thanks again for working in the mud and rain to get me back up and running!DP Texas ★★★★★ I have an older home that needs occasional repairs and updates. I contacted Top Tech for an electrical job from other positive reviews. Michelle was courteous and friendly, making a quick appointment. Caleb came out, assessed the problem and quickly scheduled the electrical work to be done. He answered my questions and I felt assured in the work to be done, as well as with the fair cost.On the day of the scheduled work, Caleb showed up, as well as Hector and Ciri. Hector and Ciri got to work and it was done sooner than I expected - even with bad weather on the horizon. They were prepared. All three were professional, courteous and respectful of my home. Hector did the final run through, went over the electrical work that was done and answered my questions. This is my first experience with Top Tech and I am very impressed and pleased with their work. I highly recommend them. Top Tech is Top Notch.Isaac Park ★★★★★ Dylan was my technician to fix my faucet in backyard. He arrived just in time with his professional look, and that made me trust him. He explained what he's gonna do in detail, and finished the job so fast and the result was also perfect. I do recommend him.Johnny V ★★★★★ TopTech came out the day after I called with a GFCI issue. Our electrician, Marco, did an excellent job of diagnosing and resolving the issue. We are very satisfied with TopTech!Yaqi Chen ★★★★★ Rey is The best electrician I ever met . Professional, reliable and knowledgeable. And the technician Tylor and Nova , they did beautiful amazing job for us. ThanksMMD Day To Day ★★★★★ They did a neat job, and answered my questions.motyesam ★★★★★ Caleb Mayes was an outstanding technician … evaluating our situation and rectifying the problems of a previous company… I think we have our new company!!!Robert Mouck ★★★★★ Just had a very good experience with Top Tech Electric & Plumbing. I needed electrical work done - nothing too complicated, but I wanted it to be professionally done. I called and got a same-day appointment. My Technician was Rey Vargas. He was friendly, professional and efficient. He told me upfront what the cost would be and compared to my experience with other companies, it was very reasonable. He didn't try any unnecessary upsell- which was nice. He did what I wanted, and did it well and quickly. I definitely recommend Top Tech.Katie Lane ★★★★★ My husband and I have been fighting the plumbing in our house since we bought it in 2020. On our third round of everyone's favorite game show, "Why is there water coming out of our garage?", I called the first number to show up on Google, which happened to be TopTech Electric. I'm very happy I did, the customer service rep on the phone was very sympathetic and quick to get us scheduled for service the next day. Our technician Tyler was very friendly and knowledgeable. We all feared it was a slab leak until the installer Eric came out to perform diagnostics on the issue. Thankfully our issue ended up being an unused pipe that he was able to add a shut-off valve to and that fixed our problem. The work was done the same day as they arrived, and we were left with a fully functional system.David Hartenbower ★★★★★ Marco was great to deal with and did everything that was expected.Daniel Ocean ★★★★★ Alex, Noah, and Tyler were all fantastically knowledgeable, punctual, exceedingly communicative, fast and provided friendly service. They were out 2 times this week on two different jobs and I highly recommend TopTech! ⭐️ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Ang She ★★★★★ I would definitely use them again. The plumber was pleasant, knowledgeable and fixed the issues with my sink quickly.Jo Ann MacKay ★★★★★ Caleb was very knowledgeable, experienced and professional. We wholeheartedly recommend TopTech's services. We were able to get same day service, too! Very happy with our experience.Two Men & A Lady ★★★★★ TopTech reached out the same day I submitted a quote request. Rey arrived in a very timely manner. He was polite and explained everything as many times as needed. He was upfront about pricing and helped us save a lot of money! We definitely recommend!Update: We reached out to TopTech for assistance with a leaking water heater (after the electrical situation previously mentioned). We are VIP customers so Dillon came the same day and quickly. Dillon was thorough, patient and so polite. He explained what needed to be done, showed us pricing options and took care of our water heater. I am so very satisfied with TopTech so far. I hope they continue to offer this level of service.Kim Devlin-Allen ★★★★★ Great work! Much better pricing than Milestone.Onil Diaz ★★★★★ Top Tech was top notch from start to finish. Caleb and the team are true experts of their craft. I’ll be using them from here on out for electrical and plumbing needs. Great experience overall.Shane Thacker ★★★★★ I had a very complicated electrical problem. Thankfully they sent Caleb out. He showed up early, communicated clearly and honestly, and was patient in advising how best to solve the problem. And best of all, he fixed the problem. It's very difficult to find a skilled and honest tradesman these days. Even harder to find one who can communicate clearly. That's what you'll get if you land on Caleb for your project. I highly recommend!Alexander Mata ★★★★★ Ray Vargas came out to help us today with our electrical needs. He was outstanding. He not only fixed an electrical issue with our breaker. But did so faster than we could’ve hoped. He was professional, punctual, extremely knowledgeable, and showed outstanding customer service. Would absolutely recommend for any of your electrical needs, it was a pleasure having you and thank you again for all of your help.Meredith Lee ★★★★★ It was very easy to schedule, they came in the designated time, explained pricing very clearly, quickly assessed my situation, and handled it right away! Super painless and easy- highly recommend!Darlene Smith ★★★★★ So far everything looks great. And Dillon was very helpful and very pleasant.Salman Ahmad ★★★★★ Dillion Ashton , Friendly very helpful came and gave a quote for us.Nathan Lesley ★★★★★ Trustworthy, prompt and professional. Highly recommendLuke Hillard ★★★★★ Awesome crew! Very hardworking and clear about problems that arose while running lines for some dedicated grounded circuits. Considerate and thoughtful as well. This company really cares!Corey Stringer ★★★★★ Caleb did a stellar job! Couldn’t be happierShelby Stewart ★★★★★ Very thankful for TopTech & our tech Marco! He was very through & walked us thru the problems we had. Gave us different options & was overall fantastic.Veronica Jones ★★★★★ Tyler was absolutely the best! Would definitely use him again in a heartbeat!Nick Lucas ★★★★★ Read the reviews people! These guys have a great reputation and I found out why. They were same day, knowledgeable and Caleb was an amazing (and fast) tech. I will definitely be using them again.M Dimo ★★★★★ Caleb Mayes helped diagnose a major problem with our electrical system. Offered many options and payment plans for payment. Presented information on issue very well and didn’t sugar coat the issue. Will leave further review after work is completed.Eric Kraehemann ★★★★★ Top Tech Electric did a great job fixing my problem. Caleb was very professional and efficient. He diagnosed the problem and gave me options on how to fix it. I felt confident he was giving me a fair shake in the quotes and was very happy with his work.Vaughan Fox ★★★★★ All of the techs were nice, personable, and knowledgeable. All of my options were laid out for me including tips on how to navigate the situation if i decided not to use their service.I never felt backed into a corner or pressured to make a decision. They merely assessed the situation and presented options.I was amazed at the speed and quality of work.They had our yard dug up, pipes replaced, and put back together in a day.Overall it was a bad situation that Toptech handled smoothly. While I’m not hoping for more plumbing problems in the future, I can rest easy knowing i can depend on TopTech to handle it.Walter Bruton ★★★★★ Dillion was very nice and professionalScott Hall ★★★★★ Explained situation, answered all my questions and did job efficiently. Actually examined switch box which prior Top Tech service tech did not do. He told us we needed a new fan. Very happy we were able to keep original fan. Thank you!!!Kelli Ondelacy ★★★★★ Had a wonderful experience with TopTech electric. They were easy to schedule with and worked quickly to identify our issues and give us a quote. We worked with Caleb who was so friendly and explained everything thoroughly. Would highly recommend!Andrew ★★★★★ Really impressed with the work done today by Hector and Siri. Marco was very straight forward at the initial inspection and the pricing was fair. Everyone was very professional and communicated well. Will definitely be back!Carole Fowkes ★★★★★ Rey was courteous and professional, as well as friendly. He explained everything he was going to do and did. I'd recommend him to anyone.Aimee Loeper ★★★★☆ Caleb was on time, friendly and quick!Cody ★★★★★ Great customer service from Caleb today who helped me address multiple small electrical issues in my home! We ended up replacing a couple breakers and installed a home surge protector system to address voltage spikes from the transformer feeding power to my house. I'll continue to monitor, but things are working sell since his visit this morning. I will also be recommending Caleb and TopTech to any of my neighbors that might be experiencing similar issues.Katie Harris ★★★★★ Caleb was so helpful and professional. He showed patience with all my questions, and was very knowledgable about his craft. I was thankful for the options that were provided and insight on which route would be best for our home. Super impressed with Top Tech as a whole, HIGHLY recommend them. Tyler and Noah came to complete the job and they were efficient and professional. Very pleased with the whole TopTech experience.Alex helped us with another issue. Grateful for their whole team and excellent customer service!E A Fulbright ★★★★★ Caleb was knowledgeable, efficient and personable. He quickly prepared quote options explaining differences accurately. I have an old house with issues but he figured out a great work around and did the work perfectly. I will definitely have him do all future electrical work in my home. So pleasedVance Peeler ★★★★★ I am very happy with this company's response time and also the expertise of Rey Vargas. Rey was courteous, got right to work troubleshooting the problem and had it repaired. He also took the time to provide me with additionalinformation concerning the breaker panel, and also answered additional questions that I had. I would recommend Top Tech and especially Rey Vargas.Kent Bourn ★★★★★ Marco was out today to install an induction cooktop for me. He was super kind and professional! He went over the scope of the job with me and even took the time to call his boss when I had a question about the costs of the job. He looked at my circuit panel and due to the age and load on the panel recommended a new panel. He wrote up the estimate and explained why I needed to do this. I highly recommend Marco and would specifically ask him back for any electrical needs I have in the future.Ahmed Alani ★★★★★ Eric was professional and honest, he made sure that the job was done correctly and even went the extra mile to check other potential issues, he gave recommendations to prevent future problems.Leo Luna ★★★★★ PROFESSIONALDonna Anderson ★★★★★ Again, Rey did a fabulous job!! I will continue to use him for my electrical needs going forward!Thank you!!Dianna Day ★★★★★ My tech was very nice and professional. He fixed my issue quickly and explained their VIP service clearly. I will definitely use them again.John Eilers ★★★★★ Technician showed up when expected and did the work necessary. Fair price. We would call his company again.harriette adjei-bekoe ★★★★★ I wanted to change some recessed lights through out my home. Rey was on time, educated me on the lighting I was getting and was very patient with all my questions. He did a phenomenal job and also gave me a switch that can lower or brighten my lights. Love how my home looks with these lights. 10/10.Mike Linstrot ★★★★★ Great workLauren Marcum ★★★★★ Caleb was awesome! He was polite, very informative and punctual. Would definitely recommend.Jerry Rowe ★★★★★ Great work by professionals, but a bit pricey! But worth the cost for expert work!danna davis ★★★★★ Alex did a great job and scheduling the appointment was easy. I have used Top Tech in the past and can highly recommend them!Brandon Callaway ★★★★★ Our third time using Toptech and they were as helpful and thorough as ever. Caleb was informative, friendly and professional. Great job.Roz Taylor ★★★★★ Work completed quickly. Explained issues with braker box and provided recommendations for us to consider. Alittle pricey but worth it.Michelle Boswell ★★★★★ Tech arrived same day and completed my job as I wanted. He was friendly, did a great job and cleaned up when he was finished!Just had Rey back for another job. Again stellar service!! He is a great asset to this company and will hire them again in the future!Spray Gleaves ★★★★★ Honest and very polite. Seems extremely knowledgeable.Gary Bailey ★★★★★ Rey the tech came out to house and explained everything about the breaker box and knew updates that was required. Rey knowledge of his skills impressed me with level of experience. He showed professional ability to get the job done.Apollo Harden ★★★★★ Excellent service. On time. Immediately recognized the solution and work required. Completed within minutes at an expected rate. Also, the electrician (Marco) was professional and friendly. Easy recommendation to make if you need electrical work completed in your house.Katie Fitzgerald ★★★★★ I was incredibly impressed with the exceptional service provided by TopTech Plumbing & Electric. They accommodated my last-minute request with ease. Their knowledgeable team efficiently resolved my plumbing issue while maintaining a friendly and professional demeanor throughout. Without a doubt, I would hire them again for any future plumbing needs. Highly recommended!Lien Lam ★★★★★ Dillon and Eric came one and fix my plumbing problems the same day. I had a shower had a shower head leak and they were able to fix it with the parts I bought. They helped fix a drain underneath my sink as well. They were very professional and also was very informative.Stan Zelner ★★★★★ Ray did a great job of finding the problem and fixing it in a timely manner!Kevin Buehler ★★★★★ Very diligent to determine problem and solve. Thank you.Ellen Harris ★★★★★ I had an after hours emergency so I called Top Tech. I spoke with the after hours service and although helpful they were not able to get someone out right away which I needed (refrigerator out). Five minutes later Mike from Top Tech called me back and was able to advise me over the phone that the issue was with Oncor (it was). I never would have figured that out on my own. Mike saved all the food in my fridge and I will definitely call Top Tech next time I need an electrician.Jonathan Miller ★★★★★ Quick. Informative. Gave options low cost/fix issue to more advanced option to prevent future issuesj rey ★★★★★ Excellent work! You need electrical work, call TopTech Electric & Plumbing now!js_loader

FAQs on Circuits and Wiring Inspections and Repairs

Inspecting wiring is a crucial task to ensure the safety and functionality of an electrical system. Here’s a comprehensive approach:

  • Visual Inspection: Begin by visually examining the wiring. Look for any signs of wear, damage, or exposed wires. Pay attention to loose connections, frayed insulation, or burn marks.
  • Check for Proper Installation: Ensure that the wiring is properly installed and secured. It should be routed away from potential hazards, such as water sources, sharp objects, or heat-producing appliances.
  • Inspect Junction Boxes: Open junction boxes and inspect the connections inside. Confirm that wire nuts or terminal connectors are properly used and secured. Check for any signs of overheating or loose connections.
  • Use a Voltage Tester: Safely use a voltage tester to check for live wires. Make sure to turn off the power supply to the circuit you’re inspecting before doing this.
  • Check for Grounding: Ensure that all metal boxes, outlets, and switches are properly grounded. Loose or missing grounding connections can pose a safety hazard.
  • Assess Circuit Load: Confirm that the wiring can handle the electrical load it’s connected to. Overloaded circuits can lead to overheating and fire hazards.
  • Test GFCI Outlets: For areas prone to moisture, like kitchens and bathrooms, test Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) outlets to ensure they trip correctly.
  • Inspect Circuit Breakers or Fuses: Examine the circuit breakers or fuses in the electrical panel to ensure they’re appropriately sized for the circuits they protect.
  • Document and Report: Keep detailed records of your inspection, noting any issues or potential hazards. Report any problems to the homeowner and recommend necessary repairs or upgrades.
  • Regular Maintenance: Encourage homeowners to schedule regular professional inspections, as wiring can degrade over time. Periodic inspections can catch issues before they become dangerous.

Remember, electrical inspections should only be performed by qualified electricians to ensure safety and compliance with local electrical codes.

Inspection and testing of a wiring installation is a critical process to assess the safety, compliance, and functionality of electrical systems. It involves a systematic examination of the wiring and associated components, followed by various tests to ensure proper operation. Here’s a breakdown of the process:

  • Visual Inspection: This initial step involves a thorough visual examination of the wiring, switches, outlets, junction boxes, and associated equipment. We check for visible damage, loose connections, proper labeling, and adherence to electrical codes and regulations.
  • Continuity Testing: We use a continuity tester to verify the integrity of conductors, ensuring there are no breaks or open circuits in the wiring.
  • Insulation Resistance Testing: This test measures the resistance of insulation material between conductors to identify any deterioration or breakdown. It helps prevent electrical leakage and short circuits.
  • Polarity Testing: We check the correct wiring polarity to ensure that electrical devices are correctly connected and that they work as intended.
  • Earth Continuity Testing: Ensuring proper grounding is crucial for safety. We test the connection between electrical circuits and earth to verify the integrity of the grounding system.
  • Functional Testing: We assess the functionality of switches, outlets, circuit breakers, and other electrical components to ensure they operate correctly.
  • RCD/GFCI Testing: For areas with potential moisture exposure, we test residual current devices (RCDs) or ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs) to confirm that they trip appropriately.
  • Load Testing: This involves applying a load to circuits to assess their capacity and stability under normal operating conditions.
  • Record Keeping: Throughout the inspection and testing process, we maintain detailed records of our findings, including any defects or deficiencies identified during the assessment.
  • Certification: Upon successful completion of inspection and testing, we provide a certificate of compliance or a report outlining the condition of the wiring installation. This documentation is crucial for homeowners, businesses, and regulatory authorities.

Inspection and testing of wiring installations are essential to ensure electrical safety, compliance with regulations, and the reliable operation of electrical systems. These measures help identify and address potential hazards, prevent electrical failures, and provide peace of mind for property owners and occupants. Always rely on qualified electricians to conduct these inspections, as they have the expertise and equipment to ensure thorough and accurate assessments.

The frequency of checking wiring depends on several factors, including the age of the electrical system, the type of property, and local regulations. Here are some general guidelines:

  • Newer Homes: For relatively new residential properties with modern electrical systems, a thorough inspection every ten years is often sufficient, assuming there are no visible issues or changes in usage.
  • Older Homes: Older homes, especially those over 40, should undergo electrical inspections more frequently, typically every 5 years. Aging wiring and components may deteriorate faster, posing safety risks.
  • Commercial Properties: Commercial properties with higher electrical loads and more complex systems should be inspected more frequently, typically every 3 to 5 years.
  • Change in Usage: Any significant change in property usage, such as remodeling, adding new appliances, or converting a space, should prompt an immediate electrical inspection to ensure the system can handle the increased load.
  • Visible Issues: If you notice flickering lights, outlets, or switches that feel warm or other electrical problems, don’t wait for a scheduled inspection; have the wiring checked immediately.
  • Local Regulations: Be aware of local electrical codes and regulations. Some areas may require more frequent inspections.
  • Regular Maintenance: Consider routine maintenance checks, such as annually inspecting GFCI outlets and smoke detectors, to ensure these critical safety devices are functioning correctly.

Safety should be the top priority. If you have any doubts or concerns about your wiring, it’s always better to err on the side of caution and have a qualified electrician inspect it promptly. Regular inspections and maintenance enhance safety and prevent costly electrical issues down the road.

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During a rough-in inspection for electrical wiring, it is generally not necessary to strip the wires. The rough-in inspection typically occurs when the electrical cables are run but before the outlets, switches, and fixtures are installed. The purpose of this inspection is to ensure that the wiring is installed correctly, safely, and in compliance with local electrical codes. Inspectors will want to see that wires are appropriately secured, protected, and routed according to code, but they do not need to see exposed wire ends.

Wires are typically stripped and connected during the final stages of electrical installation when devices like switches and outlets are installed. At this point, the exposed wire ends are connected to the terminals of these devices. However, during the rough-in inspection, the focus is on the layout, routing, and general safety of the wiring, not on the final terminations.

Always check with your local building department or electrical inspector for specific requirements in your area, as regulations can vary.

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