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Electric Service Panels: Federal Pacific Panel Hazard!

There’s been a lot of questions about Federal Pacific Electric Panels.  The Dallas Morning News ran an article on the potential of fire that these panels possess.  As an Electrical Contractor with 27 years experience, I can tell you first hand that these electrical panels are unpredictable and unsafe.  We had a customer who was renting a house and was having an electrical problem. We told her it was due to her electrical panel.  This Federal Pacific Panel was overheating and beginning to melt.  We informed her that she needed to change it.  She got back in touch with us Sunday night to schedule for Monday morning to have the panel replaced.  We told her we would be there at 9am and she said she had to drop her kids off at school and would prefer a 9:30am appointment.  When we showed up at 9:30, she showed up at the same time and we were both greeted by the Fire Department trying to put out the fire in her home due to the electrical panel.

Failure of these panels is not an “if,” but “when.”  A quick evaluation by a licensed and knowledgeable electrician can make a big difference.  Don’t gamble on your security, call and get the free evaluation today!

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ElectricMan Inc. is one of Dallas’ most trusted electricians. Nick Schaeffer, Mr. ElectricMan himself, has quite the resume for a master electrician. He started the company by himself in 2004 and hasn’t looked back since! For more information about Electricman’s list of electrical repair services, please visit www.ElectricManInc.com


Electrician Plano Tx: Customer Service is #1 here at ElectricMan

The heat is at it’s peak and so is your air conditioner!  As a licensed Plano electrician, ElectricMan is experiencing high call volume due to over heating of the A/C Breaker.  This is caused by 2 things:  1, is of course the air conditioner running full time to keep up with the demand for cold air, and 2, loose wiring at the air conditioning breaker at your electrical panel.  With a simple maintenance checkup on your electrical panel, you could save yourself LOTS of MONEY!  Many electrical panel replacements and air conditioning unit replacements could be avoided with this simple routine maintenance.  Our licensed and experienced technicians do this maintenance in less than a half an hour and that could keep you from going without power and parting with that hard earned money.  Summers are meant to be enjoyed, live life to its fullest!



The stormy season is here! With Dallas Electrician ElectricMan Inc.

Well, the stormy season is upon us with thunder and lightning all around…..are you prepared?  Do you have whole-house protection from lightning strikes and power surges?  With the continued uncertainty of Texas weather, it’s important to be protected year round!  Here at ElectricMan, a licensed Dallas Electrician, we offer whole-house surge protection, as well as Green-friendly electric service alternatives.  Just give us a call for more information!

-Your team here at ElectricMan

(972) 792-7270



Yet Another Satisfied Dallas Electrician Customer! We love to serve you!

Hi Nick,

Mike and I just wanted to thank you and Rick for the excellent service yesterday, a Sunday during a major power outage at that.  From the time I placed the call for help to the time Rick walked out of our soon-to-be-warm-again home, it was only an unbelievable 1.5 hrs!!  I so appreciate your ‘straight-shooting’ with me on the phone about whether our problem could be Oncor related or in our wiring and the option to switch our dead furnace thermostat to the one working leg of power we seemed to have.  Rick arrived just when he said he would, went right to work and determined that we were indeed receiving full power from Oncor, but one of our breakers was bad.  He replaced it, checked things out and was on his way.

You have impressed us with your quality of service.  We certainly will use you again and recommend you when someone asks if we know a good electrician….we do now!

Thanks again,
Liz Dubuis & Mike Snider


Getting a late start on your New Year’s Resolutions? A Dallas Electrician Is Here For You!

Here at ElectricMan, a locally owned Dallas electrician, we offer services and products that can benefit you year round!  Safety is very important to us and we work daily to provide homes and businesses with positive assurance and a piece of mind that can carry no price.  One of our most efficient and money-friendly offers is a power conditioner which is also a surge protector!  Now that we are coming up on the stormy season, having protection in place saves you from outside strikes and spikes.  Don’t wait to install this safety device as it can save you from the devastation of unplanned repair costs!  As an added bonus, this apparatus will save you 10-25% on your power bill!  It ends up paying  for itself within the next year or two!  How can you beat that?  Simply put: safety and money savings, there’s no way to lose!

Give us a call for more information on this life-friendly device!

(972) 792-7270


Here’s a Christmas-time review from one of our many satisfied Dallas Electrician customers!

Twas the Day before Christmas….a true story December 24, 2009 Garland, Texas As the temperature dropped, it had started to snow, The 100 Amp. Federal, just decided to Blow!……….. It arced and it sparked, sent my wife in a Panic, I felt like the captain, of the famous Titanic…. Kids coming for christmas, lots of food to prepare, No lights in the kitchen, on the brink of despair…. Her I-Phone still up, she went to the net, She Googled some words, and found the Best Bet…. We called and Nick answered, He got someone going, Jeremy from Mesquite, and soon—Power Flowing!!!! Mrs. Overbey and I sincerely thank the Family at ElectricMan for being there and saving our Christmas! God Bless and Merry Christmas, Val & Susan Overbey

Thank you Val & Susan!  It was a pleasure to do business with you!


Happy Holidays from all of us here at ElectricMan!

The Holidays are just around the corner here at ElectricMan and we are looking forward to creating new friendships with the New Year in sight!

If you need an electrician, feel free to call!

(972) 792-7270!

We have licensed, insured, and background checked electricians available 24/7.  Just give us a call!

Happy Holidays, we hope its an electrifying one!