Licensed Electricians Serving Residents in the Beverly
The electricity in your home or office is the most important part of making everyday life convenient and comfortable. It powers your lights, refrigerator, air conditioning, and so many more appliances that we rely on all the time. That’s why when the lights go out, it’s important to have a skilled, licensed, and qualified electrician at your disposal so you can get back to business as usual.
Kuhlman Electrical Group is Beverly's premier team of electricans serving residential, commercial, and retail areas. We provide a wide range of services that can keep everything running smoothly, and help you fulfill any electrical needs you may have.
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If you need electrical assistance fast, call Kuhlman Electrical Services today to speak with a skilled electrical contractor. Our team of electricians are dedicated to fixing your electrical issues so you can start living comfortably again.
Our trained and certified team of electricians prides itself on delivering a wide range of dependable electrical services to residents of Beverly, MA. From safety inspections to a variety of installations, our Beverly electricians are here to help in any way we can.
Kuhlman Electrical Services is a family-owned and operated company. Our team of electrical contractors has the expertise to get your job done right the first time!
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Transparency with our pricing. Kuhlman Electrical Services strives to be as accurate as possible when providing job cost ranges therefore we charge by the hour for service calls.
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KES isn't about any one person. It is about our team as a whole. With over 40 amazing individuals who have come together for one common goal to deliver top-quality electrical work and have fun doing it.
Knob and Tube Wiring
EV Charger Installation
Electrical Installation and Replacement
In addition to our inspection services, we can also help you with any installation or replacement requirements. Whether you’re looking to upgrade your home with new light fixtures, or you just want access to a new outlet, we can work with you to make your electrical dreams come true.
Our licensed electricians can also replace and update any wiring as needed, so you can have the most efficient electrical system possible. You deserve only the best from your electrical installations, and we’re here to turn your home or office into a model of electrical service.
Frequently Asked Electrical Questions
How Much Does an Electrician Cost in Beverly, MA?
The cost of a Beverly electrician can vary depending on the complexity of the job and required materials, and most electricians also work under an hourly model. When it comes to an electrician’s hourly rate, you can find more about our rates here.
How Do I Know If My Wiring is Up to Date?
If your wiring regularly works the way it should, and doesn’t look visibly damaged, then it’s likely in its best possible condition. There are a few telltale signs that your wiring may need to be updated, however, and an electrician should be contacted right away if you notice the following:
- Breakers that trip or fuses that blow frequently
- Shocks or a tingling sensation when handling electronic appliances
- Flickering or dimming lights that are not the result of a bad bulb or faulty socket connection
- Outlets that appear warm, discolored, or are sparking
If you have two-prong underground outlets, or don’t have ground fault circuit interrupter outlets
Is Knob and Tube Wiring Safe?
Knob and tube wiring is an older form of wiring compared to today’s standards, but it is not inherently dangerous. The important thing to know about knob and tube wiring is that it can’t handle as much heat as current wiring, and must be properly maintained to avoid any complications. It’s advised that more modern appliances aren’t connected to knob and tube wiring due to their electrical requirements, but knob and tube wiring can still be used safely for less intensive applications.
What are the Dangers of Knob and Tube Wiring?
Most of the dangers of knob and tube wiring come from the fact that it is incompatible with today’s modern appliances. The primary issue is that knob and tube wiring doesn’t have a ground wire, which makes it incompatible with today’s three-prong appliances and devices. Attempting to use modern appliances with knob and tube wiring could put you and your family at increased risk of shocks and fires.
Knob and tube wiring also can’t handle the same environmental conditions as modern wiring. When installed without proper ventilation, knob and tube wiring can very easily overheat and become a potential hazard. The way knob and tube wiring is constructed is also prone to quick deterioration under improper conditions, making it much less versatile than modern wiring options.
Do you Have to Tear Down Walls to Rewire a House?
Rewiring a house may seem tricky, but modern innovations have made the process much more simple and mostly eliminated the need for any demolition. In most cases, professional electricians will use a crawlspace to access wiring systems behind walls, and there are also ways to run wiring through walls that only require an electrician to make small holes in plaster or drywall. This is all dependent on the kind of wall that the wires need to go through, but for most home interiors, tearing down walls won’t be necessary.
How Long Does it Take an Electrician to Wire a New Home?
Pinning down the average time it would take for an electrician to wire a new home can be difficult, as every home is built differently and therefore has different wiring needs. For smaller homes, an experienced electrician can complete the process in a few hours or a couple of days. Bigger electrical projects could take weeks to months in some cases, and the size of the team that is handling the wiring could change this time as well. If you’re looking to get wiring set up in a new home, it’s best to prepare for it to be a process that takes a considerable amount of time.
Areas We Serve
KES strives to provide Massachusetts residents with the highest quality electrical services around. If for any reason you are unsatisfied with your results, our industry-leading warranties cover the cost of both our materials and our labor.
We offer a no-questions-asked 3 YEAR parts and labor warranty on all of our electrical installations, except for smoke detectors and motion sensor lights, which each have a 1 year warranty.
We also offer a 5 YEAR warranty on all of our residential electrical service upgrades.