What To Do if Your Power Goes Out
If you are experiencing a power outage, contact Potomac Edison. Outages can be caused by many things: weather, wildlife, trees, public damage (pole or cable hits), and equipment malfunction or failure. Sometimes, the cause is evident; sometimes it is obscure.
If your outage is not something Potomac Edison is responsible for, or if they recommend you hire an electrician, contact us for electrical emergency service
Electrical Emergency Service. If You Have Any Of These Electrical Problems Or Signs Of Electrical Failure Call Crescent Electric Your Local Electrician Immediately!
♣ If there is a receptacle, light switch or any electrical device that hums, crackles or sparks when used.
♣ Tripping circuit breakers or buzzing, popping, sizzling or crackling sound from circuit breakers
♣ Light bulbs very bright or dim.
♣ You smell burning odor when you use an appliance or outlet.
♣ Burning smell from wall outlets, switch or light fixtures
♣ You have many items plugged into the same outlet due to poor home wiring distribution.
♣ Power out to the entire home
♣ There is damage caused after a power surge, overload or lightning strike.
♣ Your home or business hasn’t been recently inspected for electrical safety.
♣ Power out to certain areas of the home
♣ Your wiring gives you reason for concern.
♣ Smoke or carbon monoxide detectors in alarm mode
♣ Crackling, popping, sizzling or Buzzing sound from outlets or light fixtures
♣ Water seeping or dripping from electrical panel, lighting fixtures our outlets.
♣ Electrical shocks from appliances, electrical devices or other
♣ Fire from electrical outlet, light fixtures or appliance
♣ Your Electric panel, breakers, switches or outlets hot to touch.
♣ Loss of power to automatic garage openers or gates
♣ sizzling, Buzzing, crackling, or popping sound from circuit breakers