Residential Electrician

Residential Electrician Services in the East Bay

Whether you are in need of electrical repair, full-house wiring replacement, a new electrical wiring for room additions and remodels, ground up new home wiring, or insurance claims and inspections, Northern Lights Electric, Inc., can serve you.

Emergency Electrical Service and Troubleshooting

Do you need emergency service or have an electrical mystery you can’t solve? Like flickering lights, getting shocked, blown fuses, broken outlets, faulty wiring, defective lights, code violations, damaged splices, etc. Our electricians have superior technical knowledge to get your electrical system repaired quickly and safely. To keep your electrical system up to date and safe call Northern Lights Electric, Inc.  Please call us immediately if you experience any of the below issues.
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Lighting, Outdoor Lighting, Ceiling Fans

Northern Lights Electric, Inc. can help design and lay out a professional lighting plan for your kitchen, living room, art collection, or any other part of your home. We are the lighting design specialists. We have installed a vast array of fixtures from LED lighting, recessed lights, chandeliers, sconces, pendants, cable lighting, under cabinet lighting, track lighting, and more. We excel at low voltage exterior lighting that enhances your properties appearance at night.

Light Switches and Dimmer Switches

Northern Lights Electric, Inc. will replace, move, or add light switches where ever you need them.  A quick and inexpensive way to change the look, feel, and mood of your home is by adding a dimmer switch. Not all dimmer switches are compatible with all lights. Northern Lights Electric, Inc. will make sure you get the right dimmer for your needs. 

Electric Outlets & Circuits

Northern Lights Electric, Inc. can install, replace, or move electrical outlets in your home.  If you are remodeling or adding a major appliance we can add new circuits to safely provide you with more power. Weather its a complete installation of new circuits designed around your power needs or a single outlet, our trained electricians will make sure that the job is done properly.  To the right is a small selection of the types of new circuits or outlets we can add for you. 

Electrical Panel and Breaker Upgrades

Your electrical panel is the backbone of your home’s electrical system and the last line of defense against most electrical fires. If you need more electricity for an air conditioner or a major remodel you will likely need to upgrade your panel. If your home has a fuse box or older breakers like Federal Pacific, Zinnsco and Pushmatic Bulldog they will not react and trip as quickly as modern day breakers and should be replaced immediately.  If a breaker continues to trip after it has been reset, don’t ignore the issue and continue to reset the breaker.  If this is happening, the breaker is warning you of a serious threat!  Call a Northern Lights Electric, Inc. to inspect and repair the issue immediately (925) 766-6905.

Rewiring and Wire Replacement

Knob and Tube Wiring Replacement

Knob & tube wiring is an older electrical system of open electrical conductors that are supported on ceramic knobs. It was commonly used from the 1880’s through the 1930’s. This type of wiring does not have a grounding wire which means that it is unsafe to use in kitchens, bathrooms, laundry rooms and other areas which have water hookups. Our electricians can assess your home and determine if your electrical system uses knob & tube wiring. Once determined, we can replace your old knob & tube wiring with new, safe electrical wiring. Aside from being dangerous, another disadvantage associated with knob and tube wiring is that it does not meet the electricity needs of the modern household. If you suspect that your electrical system maybe using knob & tube wiring call Northern Lights Electric, Inc. today for a professional inspection.

Aluminum Wiring Replacement

Deteriorating aluminum wiring imposes a hidden danger. Aluminum corrosion increases resistance to electrical current, causing wire overheating at the connection points. Expanding aluminum causes fasteners to loosen. This can lead to even more overheating and arcing which may start a fire.There are more than 2 million homes in the U.S. that have unsafe aluminum wiring. Most of them were built between 1965 and 1972. Unsure if there is aluminum branch circuit wiring at your house? Call Northern Lights Electric, Inc. today and we will inspect your wiring to make sure it’s safe.


Remodeling & New Construction Electrician

If you are remodeling or building new home you need an electrician that specializes in home wiring. Whether you are planning a kitchen remodel, a whole home remodel, an addition, or new home, Northern Lights Electric, Inc. can serve you. Our trained electricians will work with you during the design phase of your project to design your lighting and calculate your electrical requirements. Then our experienced electricians will work quickly to wire your home. All of our work is code compliant and guaranteed for three years.