If Your Home Is Old, You May Need an Electrical Panel Update

If your home is suddenly experiencing blown fuses, tripped breakers, or unexplained power outages – it’s time to call a professional. You may be in need of an electrical panel repair or upgrade, and AAA can help with both.

Many older St Louis homes have fuse boxes or panels that weren’t designed to handle the larger load of electricity we use today. Even a kitchen full of energy efficient appliances can be too much for an older panel. Most homes built in the 1950s were only designed to support a few lamps and basic appliances. Adding in small convenience appliances can push your panel over its limit, causing potentially dangerous situations. ...  read more

Is it Expensive to Charge Your EV Car at Home with a Home EV Charging Station?

Understanding the Cost of Charging an EV at Home

As more people consider the benefits of electric vehicles (EVs) in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and saving money on fuel costs, it is important to consider how much it costs to charge an EV at home. Most EV owners will charge their vehicles at home with a home EV charging station, and the cost of electricity to recharge the battery will vary depending on several factors. Understanding these factors can help you make informed decisions about installing an EV charging station in your home and managing your energy costs. ...  read more

How Much Does a Residential Electrician Cost for My Home?

As a homeowner, it is important to keep your electrical system in top shape. Sometimes you need an electrician to help you with electrical problems, installations, and upgrades. But you might be wondering how much a residential electrician costs and what factors affect the price. In this blog post, we will discuss everything you need to know about the cost of hiring a residential electrician.

1. Electrician Hourly Rates:

One of the common ways that electricians charge is by the hour. The hourly rate of an electrician varies depending on their experience level, location, and the complexity of the project. In general, you should expect to pay between $50 and $150 per hour. Keep in mind that some electricians may charge more for emergency calls or after hours work.  AAA does not charge a standard hourly rate. Rather, we quote you on a project with our fair and honest, upfront pricing method. ...  read more

Master Electrician vs Licensed Electrician: What’s the Difference?

When it comes to finding the right electrician for your home, it’s important to know the difference between a master electrician and a licensed electrician. While both are experts in their field, they have different levels of education, experience, and certification. In this blog post, we will break down the difference between the two and help you understand what type of electrician is right for your needs.

1. Electrician’s Education and Training

A licensed electrician has completed a minimum of four years of training and has passed a state licensing exam. They are also required to continue their education to maintain their license. A master electrician, on the other hand, has completed additional education and training beyond the requirements for a licensed electrician. They have several years of experience in the field and have passed an additional exam to become a master electrician. ...  read more

Choosing the Right Electrical Wiring Installation Contractor for Your Home

Electrical wiring is a critical aspect for any homeowner, and if you require repairs or a complete installation, hiring the best contractor for the job is essential. Finding a reputable contractor that can provide quality services is crucial to ensure a safe and functional electrical system in your home. But with so many electrical contractors to choose from, the process can be overwhelming. We’ll discuss some tips on how to choose the right electrical contractor for your home.

Check for Proper Licensing and Certification

Before hiring an electrical wiring contractor, ensure they have the proper licensing and certification required by your state. Licensing and certification indicate that the contractor has undergone extensive training and has years of experience in the industry. It also guarantees that the contractor is up-to-date with all the required electrical codes and regulations. Checking licensing and certification helps protect yourself from shoddy jobs that can compromise the safety of your home. ...  read more

Planning a Home Remodeling Project? Call AAA Home Services First!

Are you planning on adding a room, finishing your basement, upgrading your air conditioner, or installing a new appliance or water heater? If so, you need to have your electrical system checked by a professional before proceeding. That’s where AAA Home Services comes in. We can send a licensed electrician to your home to assess your needs and determine whether or not you need an electrical panel upgrade. In most cases, we can do the work right then and there so you can get on with your project with peace of mind. ...  read more

Comprehensive Coverage

If you’re looking for reliable home services in St. Louis, St. Louis County or St. Charles County, AAA Home Services is the company to call. We’ve been helping homeowners with appliance, plumbing, electrical and HVAC repair services since 1970, and our factory-trained technicians are experts in their field. Plus, we only use top-rated parts and supplies direct from the manufacturer, so you can be sure your repairs will last.

We’re dedicated to providing outstanding customer service, which is why we have a 100% satisfaction guarantee on all of our work. Whether we’re repairing your AC unit, installing a new refrigerator or performing maintenance on your water heater, you can rest assured knowing that you’re in good hands! ...  read more

St Louis’s Electrical Experts

AAA Home Electricians can handle all of the electrical service needs for your home or business. Whether you need repairs, installations, or upgrades – we’ve got the knowledge and experience to get the job done right.

Before you start remodeling your home or installing new appliances, give us a call. We’ll make sure your electrical panel is up to code. We can install new lighting, ceiling fans, outlets, bathroom vents, doorbells, and more. We even do exterior electrical work!

“Brian is an OUTSTANDING electrician, super personable and has been successful in everything we’ve thrown at him over the past 10 years. When it comes to ANYTHING to do with electricity, there’s only one high quality and capable team to call – AAA and Brian” – Allon R. ...  read more

Professional Electricians Ready to Help

If you notice your home lights frequently flickering, the problem is very likely an overloaded service panel. This is common among older St Louis homes that haven’t had their electrical panels updated recently.

A little flickering when your AC kicks on is normal, but anything more is a sign of a more serious electrical issue. Give us a call so we can test your system and make you’ve got the correct panel to fully support your home!

Our team at AAA Home Services knows you don’t have time to mess around with slow, incomplete solutions – that’s why we guarantee a professional, knowledgeable licensed electrician for any of your home electrical needs, no matter how small the issue may seem. ...  read more