Broken outlets, flickering lights, tripping breakers, and other electrical problems can drive you crazy. Although you might tolerate mild electrical problems, putting off electric repair can be costly in the long run. Poorly wired systems are not only inconvenient, they can present a fire hazard that puts your family at risk.
For any home electrical repair work, you should always use a professional electrician – that’s where HandyKith comes in.
Tinkering around and trying to fix electrics by yourself can get you hurt and presents a risk of further damage to your home. A trustable electrical repair service in NYC and NJ like HandyKith can solve your problems and bring you peace of mind.
Wiring for your power and lighting can go wrong in a number of ways. Common problems that arise in the household include:
- Non-functioning or humming outlets
- Problems with light switchers or dimmers
- Partial power loss to areas of your home
- Frequent blown fuses or tripping breakers
- Electrical panel or fuse box failure
- Flickering lights
- Switches that feel warm to the touch
- Malfunctioning switches
- Unexpectedly high electric bills
Along with the inconvenience that comes with these problems, they can also present a risk of fire to your property.
Call HandyKith today for a full spectrum of electrical repair service in New York, in Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, Staten Island, as well as Long Island and Northern New Jersey. Our home electrical repair services include, among others, the following:
Ceiling Fan Installation
You might think installing a ceiling fan is a simple case of nuts and bolts before attempting to complete the task yourself. However, improper installation can present several safety risks, as well as a chance of damage to your fan. HandyKith is proud to offer an excellent, quick, and careful ceiling fan installation service.
Replace Electrical Outlet
It doesn’t cross everyone’s mind, but electric outlets don’t last forever. Most people tend to neglect inspection, which is a big mistake considering that they can wear out over time – especially outlets that see frequent or heavy use.
Once worn out, they present a risk of failure and a potential fire hazard, which is why you need an experienced professional to perform your electrical outlet installation. At HandyKith, we offer safe, fast, and professional electrical outlet installation and electrical wiring repair. Call us today for inspection and repairs.
Motion Detector Installation
Our team can install motion detectors for outdoor or garage use quickly and safely. If you need, we can also help you pick out a product.
Rewiring a House
Completely rewiring an outdated or damaged circuit is often a safer option than simple repairs. Out electricians always present every option available to you, so that you can find a home electrical repair solution to match your needs and budget.
Light Fixture Installation and Repair
Home lighting fixtures are volatile and can break without a clear reason. If your lighting is failing and you can’t work out why, one of your technicians can examine the fixture and take steps to repair the issue, replacing it if necessary. Whether you need a repair or are simply considering installing light fixture, we at HandyKith can help you.
General Maintenance for Cords and Wires
Our team electric repair experts in Brooklyn and Long Island can check your wires to ensure effectiveness and safety throughout your home and all your electronics. This is a preventative step which can reduce the risk of fire from faulty electronics.
Switch and Dimmer Installation and Repair
At HandyKith, we can help you pick products to manage your home lighting, whether you want switches, dimmers, or even a programmable timer system. With your selection settled, our team can then come and install your choice of fitting safely and promptly.
Smoke Detector Installation
Tall ceilings and other obstacles can make it hard to reach certain smoke alarms when they need replacing or their batteries require changing. Professional smoke detector installers, such as our team at HandyKith, have the experience and training to make sure your life-saving devices are functional and effective in case you need them.
Service Panel Upgrades and Repairs
Modern electronics, appliances, and lighting might be too much for your system and leave your electrical service panel underpowered. Help from HandyKith can provide you with a main electrical service panel upgrade that keeps gives you the power you need to accommodate modern requirements. Our team can also install new circuits and electrical receptacles, as well as perform any necessary electrical repairs on-site.
Do you have out-of-date or erratic lighting? If you need brighter, more reliable lighting for your home or office, contact us at HandyKith and our trained electrical experts can assist in repairs, replacement, upgrade, or installation.
Energy efficient indoor lighting for perfect room ambience or beautiful landscape lights for your garden are within your reach. As experts in electric repair and installation, HandyKith can take care of any lighting needs you require. It doesn’t matter if your dream lighting involves ceiling light fixture installation, LED lights, installation of wall lights, or anything else – call us today, and we’ll handle it.
Fuse Box and Circuit Breaker Upgrades
If you’re still operating with a fuse panel, there’s a chance your home is using outdated wiring that might be overloaded. A common combination service we provide is our joint fuse box and circuit panel upgrade, which, along with boosting your wiring with a few new circuits to spread the load, eases the burden on your dated wiring. Call us for home electrical repair in NYC and NJ and ask us about our fuse box and circuit breaker upgrade service to find out more.
What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?
We discuss everything PRIOR starting the work. Supplies (if required) are separate. In most of the cases, we don’t charge by hourly rate, instead we provide the total price for the job.
What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
We provide a free consultation and estimates upfront. If customer agrees we send a handymen with required skill set and tools. If can provide all nessesary supplies if customer does not have them.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
All of my handymen, included myself, have plenty of on-the-field experience and passed required training.
How did you get started doing this type of work?
It’s a family business. I’ve started to go with my father to his gigs from high school.
At my early twenties I’ve opened my own handyman company, which I’m running successfully for over a decade.
What types of customers have you worked with?
Within last 11 years we have worked with all types of customers, but mostly we work with residential and small business customers.
Describe a recent project you are fond of. How long did it take?
During the last winter freezing cold season, an owner of the small kinder-garden called me on New Year Eve around midnight and said that heating system suddenly stopped working… My team disputed the holiday and day-off came to the job site on January, 1st at 10 am and fixed the problem. So, kids were able to stay in a heated rooms the next morning.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
Check reviews and pictures from the job.
What questions should customers think through before talking to professionals about their project?
All situations are different, yet generic questions are always the same: “How much?”, “How long?”, “How urgent?/When we can start?”
My name is Alex. I’m a General Manager of Handykith
My name is Tim. I’m a customer success specialist
My name is Alex, and I’m a professional TV installation and furniture assembly expert.
My name is Mike. I can troubleshoot any electrical related issues.
“Very good, professional service and friendly working progress, thanks Tim! He fixed an replaced the burst electricity outlet at my studio in less than one hour!”
“I hired this company for a project. Guys showed up on time, did an amazing job, I would definitely recommend them!”
“Alex assembled a loft bed with desk and 6 drawer dresser for me. He worked nonstop until the entire job was finished.”
“Handy Kith did a very good job. He was timely and worked efficiently. He took care of everything fast. I would use him again.”
“Alex was punctual, pleasant and helpful. He put together my dresser and then he put the tv on it, which he did not have to do. I would use them again.”
“Arrived early! Extremely professional, helpful, friendly and efficient. I would consider for any of my needs or my family. Thank you!”
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repair projects, HandyKith can help.
Electric Repair Work FAQ
HandyKith is here for all of your electrical needs. Below a simple guide to help you out.
What should I do if I lose power?
Alert your power company to power outages in your neighborhood and utilize safe lighting alternatives, such as flashlights. In the meantime, keep your refrigerator and freezer closed to prevent food from spoiling.
How can I tell what is tripping my circuit breaker?
In seasons of extreme weather and temperatures, such as summer and winter, you might experience more power issues than usual. Check the circuit breaker box, and flip the right switch, if you understand what you’re doing. However, even if you understand the system, that won’t always get your power back on. For persistent issues, hire a professional to help, such as HandyKith’s handyman service in NYC. We’re here to help with all your basic wiring and electrical repairs.
What can I do to lower my electric bill?
Your bill can vary depending on several factors, but the simplest way to reduce your bill is by refraining from using lights and appliances when you don’t need them. Further steps include switching your appliances and lights out for more efficient options, such as LEDs and HVAC equipment. At HandyKith, we can help you select efficient options that can save money on your bills, as well as offering home electrical repair services. Electrical repairs are necessary to keep your power on and prevent interruptions to your schedule or risks to your family from faulty electrics. A professional electric repair service keeps your home safe, so make sure to use a professional electrical repair service company for consistent, reliable, and impeccable home electrical repair. Call us today to keep your home safe and your electrics operational with HandyKith.