Parking Lot Repairs and Maintenance in South Carolina
When you own or manage a commercial property with parking spaces or an entire parking lot, properly maintained pole lights are essential for a variety of reasons.
If you are in need of pole light repairs or maintenance in the Charleston area, Transworld Electric’s license electricians are here to help. We have the equipment necessary and our licensed Charleston electricians are prepared to service maintenance and repairs on all of your commercial property’s pole lights in Charleston, South Carolina, and the surrounding areas. We offer replacement or repair of existing pole light fixture as well as outdoor and parking lot lighting designs, LED retrofits and LED upgrades.
IMPORTANCE OF PARKING LOT LIGHTING REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE:
Having properly maintained pole lights on your property is essential for a variety of reasons including the safety of your employees and potential customers. Having proper lighting outside your commercial building offers a hands-off method of improving safety and security. If your parking lot is not properly lit, you drastically increase the risk of someone getting injured from tripping or other fall hazards.
Properly maintained pole lights on your commercial property can protect your business in terms of security. If your business has an unlit parking lot, it is more likely to attract unwanted attention from thieves as it is easier for people to stay out of sight during a break in. While there are other precautionary measures business owners take to protect their property like cameras and security systems, a properly lit parking lot can definitely help towards lowering the risk of criminal activities
Every business owner wants to make money and attract customers to their store, having a welcoming and well-lit parking lot with help create a better and more welcoming experience for your customers. The customer will also feel safer when entering your business. Businesses that do not have parking lot lighting installed may not appear open or safe and deter any customer that might have been interested in visiting.
COMMON REASONS TO CALL A LICENSED ELECTRICIAN FOR YOUR COMMERCIAL PROPERTY’S LIGHT POLE NEEDS:
Burned Out Pole Light Bulb:
The most common reason to hire a licensed electrician for your commercial pole lights is for a burned out light bulb. This is the simplest of repairs for an electrical contractor, especially when their licensed electricians are prepared with the equipment and experience to replace a pole light bulb as Transworld Electric does. If you notice a pole light that’s suddenly not working, a burned out bulb is the most common issue and you can call Transworld Electric at (843) 577-3491 for a quick replacement. If your pole lights are burning out constantly, we recommend you consider upgrading to LED light bulbs which have a longer life, required less maintenance, and can save your business money.
Burned Out Ballast:
Pole light ballasts are used to monitor and regulate the amount of electrical current flowing through your light bulb. Over time, the ballast will deteriorate due to normal wear and tear and need to be replaced. The average ballast can last anywhere between 40,000 – 100,000 hours and is an essential part of any pole light.
The capacitor in you pole light is used to store electrical charge and blocks direct current (DC) while allowing alternative current (AC) to pass through your commercial light pole. This helps to stabilize voltage and power flow. Signs of a fault capacitor include a light bulb that flickers often. If you’ve recently noticed your pole lights flickering, Transworld Electric recommends calling a licensed electrician to inspect your pole lights for a faulty capacitor.
If you begin to notice that your light poles are flickering or turning on randomly during the day, this could be due to a damaged photocell. Photocells monitor how much light is present; they help to keep pole lights off during the day and turning them on at night. Replacing a damaged photocell should be done by a licensed electrician.
Damaged Pole Light:
Hurricane season and summer storms can cause damage to your commercial property including damage to your pole light fixtures. If you’ve experienced any damage to your pole lights due to a hurricane or any other natural disaster, contact Transworld Electric and our licensed electricians will be there to help with all your light pole repairs.
There are many benefits to upgrading your properties commercial pole lights to LEDs. Making the transition to LED technology and energy-efficient lighting can make a huge difference in energy use, especially when compared to older technology. Replacing metal halide systems and any other outdated lighting with LED lights is becoming more and more common, and it’s easy to see why. LEDs use significantly less energy and can often last 40,000 – 50,000+ hours.
WHAT TYPES OF PROPERTIES DOES TRANSWORLD ELECTRIC SERVICE?
Transworld Electric provides pole light repairs and maintenance services in Charleston, South Carolina, and the surrounding areas. The types of properties we most commonly service are, but not limited to:
- Retail Stores
- Apartment buildings and complexes
- Municipal Buildings
- K-12 Schools and Universities
- Business offices
- Industrial buildings
- Shopping malls
- And more!