Electrical Repair Service Fort Worth TX | Cross Electric LLC
Texas License: TECL 26929

Outlets and Switches

A GFCI (ground-fault circuit interrupter) is a residual-current device that quickly breaks an electrical circuit to prevent serious harm from an ongoing electric shock. They are commonly found around places where one can easily 'ground' out, like by water, for example. They are required by code in areas like kitchens, bathrooms, hot tubs/jacuzzis, or pools because water is a fairly good conductor of electricity.

The Story of Mitch

Inspired by a true story, the following is a story about a husband who thought he was smarter than he really was...

There was once a man, we'll call him 'Mitch'. Mitch thought that he could easily change out the outlets and switches in his living room. Some of the outlets were partially controlled by 3-way switches.

Not easily intimidated, Mitch looked up diagrams online and watched videos on YouTube to become knowledgeable on the adventure he was about embark on. Mitch thought he was prepared. He even took picutres. When he changed out the swtiches and the outlets, nothing worked right. In fact he tripped several breakers trying to fix the issue and sparks flew.

Come to find out, the people that originally wired up his house, did not do it properly. And did you know that the configuration of switches has changed since the 1970's? Mitch didn't but if Mitch was a properly trained expert, he could have diagnosed that issue before beginning.

Mitch's wife was irate with him because he undertook this project over Thanksgiving when they expected to be able to watch the big game on the TV in the living room.

Mitch ruined Thanksgiving.

Don't be Mitch.

picture of electrical wiring Fort Worth TX
picture of electrical wiring Fort Worth TX

Are you considering using a handyman to repair or replace your electrical outlets/switches or doing it yourself?

Do you feel for Mitch? We sure do.

But, do you have to go through what Mitch did?

Absolutely not! Outlets and switches may seem simple in concept but are complex in reality. Electricity is dangerous and can easily be fatal. You do not want someone who is YouTube trained working on your home or business' switches or outlets. Incorrectly installed components can lead to fire, or electrocution. This can result in your appliances being destroyed and needlessly putting you and your family's lives in danger. Insurance Companies will not pay for claims related to installation, repair, or maintenance performed by a handyman. You need a trained, certified electrician to ensure the job is done right for either residential or commercial applications.


Contact Us today for your quality electrical outlet or switch replacement quote!

CITIES WE SERVICE

Trust Cross Electric LLC With Your Outlets and Switches In Fort Worth

  • Acton
  • Addison
  • Alvarado
  • Alvord
  • Argyle
  • Arlington
  • Aubrey
  • Azle
  • Balch Springs
  • Bartonville
  • Acton
  • Addison
  • Alvarado
  • Alvord
  • Argyle
  • Arlington
  • Aubrey
  • Azle
  • Balch Springs
  • Bartonville
  • Bedford
  • Benbrook
  • Blue Mound
  • Boyd
  • Briaroaks
  • Bridgeport
  • Burleson
  • Carrollton
  • Cedar Hill
  • Celina
  • Chico
  • Aledo
  • Hudson Oaks
  • Springtown
  • Weatherford
  • Willow Park
  • Cleburne
  • Cockrell Hill
  • Colleyville
  • Combine
  • Coppell
  • Copper Canyon
  • Corinth
  • Corral City
  • Cross Roads
  • Coyote Flats City
  • Cresson
  • Cross Timber
  • Crowley
  • Dallas
  • Dalworthington Gnds.
  • Decatur
  • Decordova Bend Ests.
  • Denton
  • DeSoto
  • Duncanville
  • Edgecliff Village
  • Euless
  • Everman
  • Farmers Branch
  • Ferris
  • Flower Mound
  • Forest Hill
  • Fort Worth
  • Frisco
  • Garland
  • Glenn Heights
  • Godley
  • Gordon
  • Graford
  • Granbury
  • Grand Prairie
  • Grandview
  • Grapevine
  • Greenwood
  • Hackberry
  • Haltom City
  • Haslet
  • Hebron
  • Hickory Creek
  • Highland Park
  • Highland Village
  • Hurst
  • Hutchins
  • Irving
  • Joshua
  • Justin
  • Keene
  • Keller
  • Kennedale
  • Krugerville
  • Krum
  • Lake Dallas
  • Lakeside
  • Lakewood Village
  • Lake Worth
  • Lancaster
  • Lantana
  • Lewisville
  • Lincoln Park
  • Little Elm
  • Mansfield
  • Mesquite
  • Mineral Wells
  • Mingus
  • Newark
  • Northlake
  • North Richland Hills
  • Oak Point
  • Ovilla
  • Palo Pinto
  • Paloma Creek CDP
  • Paloma Crk. South CDP
  • Pantego
  • Paradise
  • Pelican Bay
  • Pilot Point
  • Plano
  • Ponder
  • Prosper
  • Providence Vlg. Town
  • Reno
  • Rhome
  • Richardson
  • Richland Hills
  • Rio Vista
  • River Oaks
  • Roanoke
  • Rowlett
  • Sachse
  • Saginaw
  • Sanger
  • Sansom Park
  • Savannah CDP
  • Seagoville
  • Shady Shores
  • Slidell
  • Southlake
  • Strawn
  • Ovilla
  • Sunnyvale
  • The Colony
  • Town of Annetta
  • Town of Annetta N.
  • Town of Annetta South
  • Trophy Club
  • University Park
  • Venus
  • Wilmer
  • Watauga
  • Westlake
  • Westover Hills
  • Westworth Village
  • White Settlement
  • Wylie

Your Trusted Electrician in the Fort Worth Area

Cross Electric LLC has been proudly serving the electrical service needs of the Fort Worth area since 1980. And, we owe our success to the loyalty of customers like you. By putting you first, we've gained a reputation as the go-to company for electrical repair in Fort Worth. In our 42 years of working on circuit breakers and other electrical equipment, we've come to understand the quirks of almost every electrical brand. This allows us to quickly diagnose your problem without having to schedule return visit after return visit. If there's ever a situation where our services do not meet your standards, we stand by our work with a comprehensive satisfaction guarantee. With all that considered, why wouldn't you call us for your electrical repair or replacement?

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9227 Live Oak Lane
Fort Worth, TX 76179
Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
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Texas License: TECL 26929

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