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Panel Upgrades

At Gubrud’s, we offer electrical panel safety inspections, repairs, and upgrades to help keep your home safe and up-to-date with the electrical demands of today’s modern homes. Contact us today to schedule an expert to assist you.

Safety Inspections

Are you buying or have you recently bought a new home? Do you have an older home? Do you have any concerns about the health and safety of your home’s electrical system?.Prevent unnecessary damage and keep your home safe by having Gubrud’s come out and perform a thorough safety inspection to catch any issues before they become a problem.

Service Calls & Repairs

Our lives run on electricity, so when your electrical system malfunctions, you need repairs asap. Our team provides prompt and professional repair services you can rely on. Gubrud’s has trained professionals to get your household back up and running with minimal disruption to everyday life.

Generators

Whether it’s a storm, utility company projects, or issues with a nearby power pole causing you to lose your electricity, having a backup generator is an important backup resource to help avoid power interruptions. Whatever generator needs you have, Gubrud’s has you covered!

Home Rewiring

Did you know that more than half of all house fires are caused by home wiring issues? Call our team whenever you notice even a simple, common fault. Our technicians will come and test it to determine whether or not it requires rewiring. This simple precaution can save you from immense property damage and life-threatening accidents.

General Lighting

Light serves a variety of purposes in our homes today, and can change the entire ambiance of your home. Task lighting, outdoor lighting, chandeliers, and recessed lighting are just a few of the general solutions our versatile team can offer. Let us take care of all your indoor and outdoor lighting repair and installation needs.

Smart Home

Smart home systems can be integrated with smart appliances, lighting, heating and cooling components, or security features. Get the modern convenience, security, and comfort of an automation system to lock and unlock your home, turn lights on and off, reduce heat, turn up the AC, or check your security cameras — all with the touch of a button.

Electrical Panel Upgrades
and Repair

Your home’s main electrical panel is the heart of your home’s electrical system, and distributes power throughout each room of your house. On average, these panels can last anywhere from 25 to 40 years, but with growing modern demands on electricity, they may require upgrades and replacements more frequently. A panel upgrade or electrical repair may be required if your appliances aren’t functioning at full capacity, if your lights are flickering, or if you’re going to increase the strain on your home electrical system by adding a solar panel, a hot tub, or a new HVAC system. 

If your home is more than 30 years old or if the panel feels warm to the touch, smells like it’s burning, or trips frequently, it may be time for a circuit breaker box replacement. Outdated panels run the risk of failing to cut power when there is too much electrical current demanded, or an unknown electrical problem, which could easily lead to major damage or even a home fire. When you call Gubrud’s, we will help you make the right decision and guide you through this process.

The purpose of a home electrical inspection is to make sure all the electrical system components in your home are up to legal safety standards. Homeowners should schedule a safety inspection whenever they purchase a new home, add a new appliance, renovate their spaces, or if their house is over 40 years old. 

Without the occasional inspection, you’re at risk not only of unplanned damage and repairs in the future, but you could also be penalized for any aspects of your home that aren’t up to the National Electrical Code (NEC). When a Gubrud’s electrician visits your home, he or she will inspect and test all wall outlets, detectors, lighting, and other electrical components. Following the inspection, your serviceman will issue you a written report detailing the health of your electrical system. If you’re overdue for an electrical safety inspection, don’t wait. Schedule yours today!

Home Safety
and Inspections

Service Calls
and Repairs

Electrical problems can, and usually do happen at the most unexpected and inconvenient times. When they do, rest assured you have an experienced local service team in your corner serving Sacramento and surrounding areas. We respond to all service calls promptly, and we charge by the job, not by the hour, helping you not only save money, but our straightforward pricing allows you to know the price before we start with no surprises.

It’s even more important to rely on a professional when the malfunctioning component is integrated with other systems, such as your HVAC or Plumbing system, or when you notice tangible signs of a malfunction, including sparking, flickering lights, or odor. We’re available for service calls and can help with faulty wiring, energy management, electrical maintenance, wiring replacement, fixture repair, and much more. During a service call, our electricians will inspect all your electrical components with a variety of testing devices to identify and repair any electrical problems. This includes your transformers, circuit breakers, and wiring.

Call Gubrud’s today to speak to one of our customer service specialists about the best course of action for your needs: (916) 660-5973

A generator is a piece of equipment that produces electricity. Generators are commonly used as a backup power source for homes and businesses when the power goes out during storms, rolling blackouts, and other conditions. They will keep your electrically powered appliances functioning when your area isn’t getting power from the utility company.

Home generator installation generally only takes about a day, and installation costs associated with portable generators are the most cost-effective, ranging anywhere from $1,200 to $3,500 depending on the size and location of the transfer panel. They require only the installation of a manual transfer switch and a properly sized portable generator. A permanent home generator installation involves hooking up a larger generator to your home’s natural gas or propane system as well as an automatic transfer switch, which can cost from $6,500 to $20,000.

With built in generators you don’t have to worry about fueling or turning the generator on or off, as they are fully automatic. To get started, one of our experts can help you decide on the right size of generator and the ideal fuel source as well as the best location for it.

Home Electric
Generator Installation

Home Electrical Wiring
and Rewiring

Damaged or outdated wiring is extremely risky to your family and your home. There’s no definitive answer as to when you should do this, but Gubrud’s recommends that you have your wiring inspected every 10 years or so. If your house is over 30 years old and still has its original wiring, you’ll more than likely need some type of upgrade to support your modern appliances.

Home rewiring might be necessary if your wiring is the knob-and-tube type or the old non-grounded type. Although a full home rewiring project is a very complicated process that involves replacing your entire electrical system, bringing everything up to code to ensure safety,  and can increase your home’s value.

Lighting serves a functional and aesthetic purpose. It can transform a space into a relaxing safe place or an invigorating workspace, depending on the fixture and bulb. In order to achieve your lighting goals, turn to the professionals. Gubrud’s is experienced with residential and commercial light fixture installation, and we can help you with any indoor or outdoor light solutions including recessed lighting, yard lighting, security lighting, chandeliers, pendant lights, ceiling fans with lights, and many more. 

We begin all of our light fixture installation services with a design consultation to assess your goals. Once we’re on the same page, we’ll swiftly execute the project and keep you in the loop from start to finish.

General Lighting
Fixture Installation

Smart Home Upgrades

Smart home features are becoming less of a luxury and more of an expectation among today’s homebuyers. New homes are even being built with smart home infrastructure already in place. It’s not hard to see why home automation technology has become the standard; it’s affordable, it boosts home value, and it allows homeowners to integrate and remotely control the function of their smart devices. 

People are also converting their homes into smart homes for purposes of security, modern comfort, and energy savings. What better way to protect your home than to have a camera installed on your front porch that you can see at all times? What easier way is there to save money on utilities than to schedule your HVAC system to regulate your house’s temperature based on when you are and aren’t home?

Gubrud’s specializes in smart home installations for:

    • Door locks
    • Security cameras
    • Home appliances
    • Lighting
    • Blinds
    • Climate control
    • and more!

Overall experience was awesome. Paul was patient and polite. Even with all my five little ones, taking over us and all. He was kind and a very good listener. His customers service skill is awesome and I am very happy. I would absolutely recommend. Got every working again. And he double check to make sure everything is up and running. Thank you Paul for saving the day. We are truly happy with your super customer service skill. God bless you for all you do.

De Yang

Gubrud’s installed the 240V outlet needed for a level 2 electric car charger. They did great work! They were responsive when setting up a meeting for a quote and were very professional. I’d definitely good back to them for any future electrical work

Mitch Olson

Good contractor. I have a 2 story home and 3 electrical contractors said they couldn’t install fans in a 2 story home. I called Gubruds and they were able to do the job. They sent an estimator and were able to do the job the next week. The job went well. I like when business works the way it is supposed to.

Daniel Newsom

About Gubruds

Gubrud’s Electrical Contracting Inc. was established in 1994 by Jay Gubrud. We started out specializing in residential and light commercial electrical with extensive experience in older homes. Our goal was and is to provide professional, quality service for our customers (homeowners, business owners and contractors) to build long lasting relationships within the community. Gubrud’s Electrical Contracting Inc. is a family owned and operated company that believes in family values and extending those values on to our customers. It started out with Seana Gubrud answering the phones and handling the scheduling and other administrative duty’s. Jay Gubrud took care of the project management, managing technicians, and estimating. Although Jay is not working as an electrician in the field as much these days, he is busy building a wonderful company with a great culture to give every one of his employees the best life possible. The team at Gubrud’s Electrical Contracting Inc. are an extension of his family, and we all have a common goal to provide the best service possible.

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