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Frequently Asked Questions

You will find answers to all of your most common Electrical Services related questions located here.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_toggle title=”Does conduit need to go inside the transformer box?” el_class=”electrician-toggle”]No. Conduit should be stopped just short of the box.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”How close to the pole do I bring my conduit to?” el_class=”electrician-toggle”]The top of the elbow must be 6″ from the pole..[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Is additional conduit required beyond what is installed in the ditch?” el_class=”electrician-toggle”]If the service is being supplied from a utility pole, the member is required to supply 1-10′ section of SCH 80 PVC and 2-10′ sections of SCH 40 PVC to be left near the base of the pole for installation by the power company up the pole.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Does someone need to inspect the ditch before covering the conduit?” el_class=”electrician-toggle”]Yes, contact the power company and a representative will come and inspect the ditch and conduit. The representative will place a white sticker on the meter panel with a pass or fail notice.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Is there a difference in meter bases?” el_class=”electrician-toggle”]Yes, There are three types. Overhead only, Underground only, and Overhead/Underground combination bases. However, combination boxes are not recommended for Underground installations because of their limited wire space.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Can septic lines be installed under power lines?” el_class=”electrician-toggle”]Yes[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Can permanent service be installed if the house has had a ruff in inspection?” el_class=”electrician-toggle”]No, We will not set a meter without a final inspection or in some instances a non occupancy permit shall be allowed from the local electrical inspector.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”What about outdoor lighting?” el_class=”electrician-toggle”]We offer a variety of lighting products including decorative colonial, cobra head, directional floodlights, and security lights. We can customize plans to fit any lighting need.[/vc_toggle][/vc_column][/vc_row]