Keep your Midlands home in tip-top shape with expert electrical repair services

Flickering lights or repeatedly tripped circuit breakers are frustrating and often indicative of a larger electrical problem. Rytec Electric has over 15 years of experience – we’ll have your home’s electrical system running correctly again, guaranteed.

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Electric shocks “leaking” from your appliances?

Electrical issues don’t immediately jump to their most dangerous level. Many warning signs of faulty electrical wiring begin as frustrating but mild problems, like resetting the GFCI breaker in your bathroom every time you use the plug or having to replace light bulbs too frequently. Repairing these issues while they’re at this level is ideal.

At Rytec Electric, all of our electrical contractors are licensed and have several years of on-the-job experience. We’ll narrow down what’s happening with your electrical system and outline the next steps to solve them. And, we’ll get it done right the first time – guaranteed.

Our electrical services range from rewiring to replacing electrical outlets and more, including:

  • Lighting fixtures and ceiling fans
  • Appliances
  • HVAC systems
  • Electrical wiring and rewiring
  • Electrical panel upgrades and repairs
  • Circuit breaker repairs and replacements
  • Ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) repairs and replacements
  • Security and intercom systems

Trust the quality of your home’s electrical system

You can never truly know what the wiring in your home looks like – especially, but not only, if you have an older home. Having a trusted professional electrician verify that your system is in good working order will give you a greater understanding of what your home can really handle when you inevitably prepare for something like the purchase of a new appliance.

Why Work with Rytec

We’re confident about what we do because we have hundreds of successful projects under our belt. Our clientele see the quality of our work, too. Many of our new customers come from referrals by friends and family who have already used our services.

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Fast Repairs

No one wants to be without electricity for any longer than they need to be. We’re going to arrive at your property on time, and our vans will already be fully stocked with everything we need for the repair.

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Expert Technicians

Every one of our electricians is licensed, which means they have years of experience. We have meetings every week to continue training and improving our skills. It keeps us sharp and capable of quickly finding solutions for all kinds of problems.

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Easy Installations

We can handle every part of a project. We’ll communicate with your electric company, secure necessary permits, show up on time for every job, and so much more. We clean up after ourselves before we leave, and we work with you to prevent too much disruption to your routine.

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20 Years of experience

We’ve got two decades of experience in serving our community. We’re not afraid to say we’re good at what we do, and we put our money where our mouth is: All of our electrical work has a one-year labor guarantee.

What are our customers saying about our work?

GREAT TO WORK WITH

“These people are great to work with, showed up when they said they they would, very professional yonung man DAVID, went above and beyond my expectations. If I need anything in the future, they will be my only call, excellent customer service!”

– Danny H.

RECOMMEND TO ANYONE

“Fantastic, on-time, professional service!!! Recommend to anyone reading this!! Will use for future projects!”

– Ron B.

GREAT JOB

“First company I called were not able to schedule until weeks out. Rytec was my next call and they were available the next week. Clinton came out and did a great job! Thanks, Rytec. You will be my first call next time.”

– Meg

Frequently Asked Questions

When am I having an electrical emergency?

Some signs of an electrical emergency include:

  • Many or all of your lights are flickering, or you have flickering lights and malfunctioning appliances and electronics.
  • You can smell burning plastic – a sign that wires are burning. (Or, you might smell something like fish – that means your wires are going to start burning soon or have just begun burning.)
  • You can hear buzzing in rooms of your home that have no clear source.
  • None of your home’s outlets are working.
  • You have an overheated service panel, or overheated switches and outlets.
  • You have brown or black switches and outlets, or sparks or smoke coming from your switches and outlets.

Generally, these are signs of old or faulty wiring, a burning electrical fire, a lack of power capacity for your home’s needs, and more.

What are common electrical problems?

Just a few common electrical problems include:

  • Dim or flickering lights
  • Hot light switches or outlets
  • Dead or loose outlets
  • Electrical shocks from appliances or switches

These mainly indicate an underlying problem with your electrical system, like old wiring or not enough power capacity, and should be addressed by a professional. They aren’t always an immediate emergency, but they should generally be repaired quickly.

Can I fix an electrical problem myself?

There are few, if any, cases in which we recommend fixing an electrical problem yourself due to the complex nature of electrical systems. No harm may come to you, but you might repair something poorly and increase the chance of an electrical fire or even cause issues with your homeowner’s insurance.

Should my electrical panel be humming?

It’s normal for your electrical panel to hum. However, it’s not normal for your electrical panel to make crackling, sizzling, buzzing, or popping noises. These sounds indicate something serious is wrong, like loose or damaged wires or a broken circuit breaker, and you should call a professional to inspect it.

Should circuit breakers on my service panel be hot?

The circuit breakers on your service panel shouldn’t be hot. The heat makes them a fire hazard, so you should call a professional as soon as possible. Some reasons for circuit breakers’ warmth include them being:

  • Overloaded with power
  • Inadequate for use
  • Defective
  • Incorrectly installed

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