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It's alive!  Electricity has the ability to bring things to life, but it can also be very harmful if not done right.  Most folks don't understand electrical wiring, circuit breakers, grounding, and other electric elements that professional electricians work on daily.  Their expertise is needed if you want to do most types of electric repairs or installing items that have electrical wiring. 

Home items like ceiling fans, wall lights, recessed lighting, appliances, home theatres, and other electrical components are all items that electricians can provide professional help with.  If you need to hire a professional electrician, you can use our real reviews and customer ratings to find the right pro for you or quickly find electricians near you to get matched quickly with 3 pros ready to help.

If you want to know more about electricy, you can use our help guide here to learn about electrical wiring, get questions to ask an electrician, or cost to rewire a house, plus so much more.

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Electrical Troubleshooting
Common outlet types include 2-prong, 3-prong, GFCI, AFCI, and combination outlets
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Knowing what to do if a power line falls in your yard will help keep your home and family safe
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If your outlet is not working, there is a chance that you'll need a pro to fix it, but some troubleshooting would come in handy
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The plates covering your light switches may not be high on your list of household priorities, but they deserve some attention at least once a year.