Navigating an electrical emergency can be not only nerve-wracking but also potentially dangerous. Whether it’s a power outage or electrical fire, knowing when and who to call for assistance is critical. 

For residents of Lewisville, White Electric stands as a beacon of reliability, offering professional emergency services to keep your home or business safe. 

In this post, we’ll explore common electrical emergencies and the right time to reach out to White Electric for help.

Common Electrical Emergencies

Electrical emergencies come in various forms, each with its warning signs. Understanding what constitutes an emergency can help ensure your safety and prevent further damage.

  • Power Outages: While some outages are area-wide due to grid issues, if your home is the only one without power, it could indicate a serious problem. It’s important to note that power outages can be caused by various factors such as severe weather conditions, equipment failures, or even accidents. In such cases, it is advisable to contact your local utility company to report the outage and seek assistance.


  • Electrical Fire: These can result from faulty wiring or overloaded circuits. They are major emergencies that require immediate action. It’s crucial to understand that electrical fires can spread rapidly and pose a significant risk to life and property. To prevent electrical fires, it is recommended to have regular inspections of your electrical system by a qualified professional and ensure that wiring is up to code. Additionally, avoiding overloading circuits and using proper electrical safety precautions can greatly reduce the risk of electrical fires.


  • Electrical Shocks: Experiencing a shock from an appliance or outlet is a sign of wiring or electrical system issues. Electrical shocks occur when there is a fault in the electrical circuit, which can be caused by various factors such as damaged insulation, improper grounding, or faulty equipment. It’s important to take electrical shocks seriously as they can be dangerous and potentially life-threatening. If you experience an electrical shock, it is advisable to seek medical attention immediately and have a qualified electrician inspect your electrical system to identify and rectify any underlying issues.


  • Flickering Lights: This could point towards a loose connection and should be inspected, as it can lead to further complications. Flickering lights can be caused by a variety of factors, including loose wiring connections, damaged light fixtures, or even issues with the electrical supply. While occasional flickering may not be a cause for immediate concern, persistent or worsening flickering should be addressed to prevent potential hazards.

It is recommended to have a professional electrician assess the situation and make any necessary repairs or replacements to ensure the safety and proper functioning of your electrical system.

When to Call White Electric

White Electric is your go-to service provider for electrical emergencies in Lewisville. Don’t hesitate to call if you experience any of the following:

  • Total Power Loss: If troubleshooting methods like checking breakers don’t restore power, you need a professional.
  • Burning Smell or Smoke: The distinct smell of burning plastic could point to serious wiring issues. If you see smoke, evacuate immediately and call for assistance.
  • Sparks or Electrical Arcs: These symptoms can precede electrical fires and should be addressed as soon as possible.
  • Frequent Tripping of Circuit Breakers: If circuit breakers trip regularly, it’s a sign that your system is overloading or failing.
  • Damaged Electrical Outlets or Switches: Any visible damage can mean internal damage, which is a serious safety hazard.
  • Signs of Electrical Damage After a Storm: Post-storm inspections are crucial, as storms can cause silent but deadly damage to your electrical system.
  • Upgrading your electrical system:  If you are planning to add new appliances or upgrade your home’s electrical system, it is essential to have a professional electrician assess the situation and make any necessary upgrades to ensure safety and compliance with local codes.

Benefits of Choosing White Electric for Emergency Services

Here’s why you should keep White Electric on speed dial for emergencies:

  • GSA Contract: White Electric is a proud holder of a General Services Administration (GSA) contract, meaning we meet the stringent requirements of the U.S. government for quality, reliability, and pricing. Our GSA contract ensures that we provide the highest standard of service to both our residential and commercial clients in Lewisville and beyond.


  • Licensed and Experienced Electricians: Trusting your electrical system to just anyone is not an option for your safety. With White Electric, you can have peace of mind knowing that your electrical needs are in the hands of licensed and experienced electricians. Our team has the expertise to handle even the most complex electrical situations safely and effectively, ensuring that your electrical system is in the best hands possible.


  • Quality Workmanship and Guaranteed Satisfaction: At White Electric, we not only focus on resolving the immediate electrical problem but also on providing long-lasting solutions to prevent future emergencies. Our commitment to quality workmanship ensures that every job is done with precision and attention to detail. 

We take pride in our work and guarantee your satisfaction with the results. When you choose White Electric, you can be confident that your electrical needs will be met with the highest standards of craftsmanship and professionalism.


Awareness and preparedness are essential when it comes to electrical problems. Knowing the right time to call an expert like White Electric can spell the difference between a controlled situation and a potential disaster. 

For Lewisville residents, the message is clear: take no chances with your electrical safety. Choose White Electric for reliable and efficient electrical services.

Remember, regular maintenance and inspections can ward off many emergencies, but when the unexpected happens, it’s the swift and reliable response that matters. Trust White Electric to light the way to safety even in the darkest times.

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