If you own or operate a warehouse, business, restaurant or factory, you recognize how crucial it is to keep the equipment running well. If you lose power, a disruption in business will happen and this translates to lost money and work time.
One of the best ways to ensure smooth operations is to put commercial electrical maintenance on the top of your priority list. There are a variety of benefits of maintaining your electrical system with an experienced commercial electrician.
Benefit #1: It ensures the safety of your property and your employees.
Your employees are one of the keys to creating a thriving business. That’s why it is important to take all proper safety precautions to guarantee that the workplace environment is safe for them. Unfortunately, according to a recent report by Electrical Safety Foundation International, 126 people in the United States in 2020 died from contact with or exposure to electrical current. By staying on top of routine maintenance, you are doing your part to create a safer workplace.
Benefit #2: It helps avoid costly repairs.
It is important to detect electrical issues before they become serious problems. Electrical problems could cause damage to expensive equipment or other gear that is necessary to run your business. In addition, if a commercial electrician spots a problem spot during your maintenance appointment, it can be fixed right away, rather than being called after hours at an additional cost.
Benefit #3: It saves energy and prolongs your equipment’s lifespan.
A properly serviced electrical system keeps your machinery and other equipment running at peak efficiency. This helps reduce your monthly utility costs due to the reduction in energy consumption, but it also assists in prolonging the lifespan of your equipment. All of this translates to saved money and a strengthened bottom line.
In the event you are looking to make more efforts to save energy, consider replacing your equipment with Energy Star rated machines, equipment or appliances. Another great way to start saving is to upgrade your lighting with LED lighting. Having a commercial electrician install new lights around your building is one of the best energy saving measures you can take.
Benefit #4: Saved time.
Regular commercial maintenance by our team of professionals at Tapps Electric will reduce the potential for lost time due to electrical problems or outages. Even just a small malfunction in your system could become something detrimental if you ignore it. Your security system, your machinery, your lights, and computer equipment all need to run well and a licensed electrician can help prevent any problems that turn into lost time and lost revenue.
What does a commercial electrical maintenance appointment look like?
During an electrical maintenance appointment, our electricians inspect your building’s wiring, machines, equipment, switches, and the electrical panel itself. If we notice an issue, we will troubleshoot and repair it. Preventative maintenance is key to maintaining workplace and property safety. That’s because commercial electricians have undergone significant training and are well-versed in diagnosing problem spots that may otherwise go unnoticed to the average person.
Electrical inspections should be completed by trained electricians. With our team of Tapps Electric Tacoma commercial electricians, you can rest easy knowing your business’ electrical system is functioning as it should. You can be confident knowing your electric work is completed the right way – the first time. We recommend having your electrical system serviced or maintained once a month or once every other month. In the end, this will save you money, while also keeping your employees and property as safe as possible. Contact us today to talk about getting your commercial electric system maintained, or to discuss a specific repair or electrical project.