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Electrician in Bergen County, NJ - Ampacity Electric

Electrician in Bergen County

Ampacity Electric is an owner-operated electrician serving many towns in Bergen County New Jersey, Ampacity Electric leads the way in service, efficiency, and expertise. We specialize in repairs, electric panel upgrades, generator installations, service installations, lighting installation, and troubleshooting, and skillfully handle all of your electrical needs in Bergen County.

Don’t wait for another power outage before being prepared. Ampacity Electric will speedily install a Portable Generator Connection on your house, so you never have to worry about missing that game-changing play. We work with each client in Bergen County to tailor the highest quality solutions to your electrical issues, time, and budget.

We know that nothing is more important than the safety of you and your loved ones. When you entrust us, you have the peace of mind that we care for your home, your family, and your property as if they were our own. We spare no effort in providing the ultimate in workmanship, guaranteed by a lifetime warranty on labor. We look forward to being your Bergen County electrician.

Electrical Wiring in Bergen County, New Jersey

One of the worst things you can do is to try to attempt to handle electrical wiring without proper training, licensing and education. Not only is it very dangerous but it is illegal in most places in the United States! If your home or business needs help with updated wiring or new installations, Ampacity Electric can help keep you up to code while also giving you peace of mind. 

The importance of choosing the appropriate wiring or device cannot be stressed enough. Bad wiring can be detrimental to the appliances it operates and the overall electrical system. In today's high technological environments, undersized wiring can lead to intolerable voltage fluctuations, power distortions that can impede the performance of electrical equipment. You can trust Ampacity Electric can handle any issue, no matter how simple or complex it may be. 

Portable Generator Connections

Every responsible homeowner wants to be prepared. You didn't purchase your home just because you wanted to spend some money, you purchased your home for security and stability. That stability is for yourself or for you and your family. You can't control when disasters happen or when Mother Nature wants to wreak havoc. However, you can have a bit of control in the situation with our Portable Generator Connection package that can tie into your entire home electrical system. 

You've probably seen our vans in Bergen County, NJ doing work for some of your neighbors and friends. Give us a call at 201-406-2855 and ask us about our portable generator connection package for your Bergen County home

Electrical Panel Upgrades in Bergen County NJ

If your lights are flickering, or breakers repeatedly trip up or fuses blow frequently it may be a sign that you need to have your panel upgraded. If you have to turn off one appliance in order to use another, that's a sign you need to have your panel upgraded! 

Make no mistake about it, those issues are inconvenient but upgrading your panel isn't a matter of convenience, it is a matter of safety for you and your family. An outdated panel can cause an increased risk of electrical shock and even fire in your home. 

Electrical work is serious business, and we treat it as such. Give us a call for troubleshooting, electrical panel upgrades or general electrical work at 201-406-2855

More About Bergen County

Bergen County NJ, as part of the NY City Metro Area, is situated directly across the GW Bridge from Manhattan.  It is the most populated county in New Jersey, as well as one of the most wealthiest counties in the U.S.  Bergen County has no major cities, but hosts over 70 municipalities.  It is believed that Bergen County is named for an early Hudson County settlement.  The Lenape Nation was it’s original inhabitants before the Dutch colonists. 

On January 11, 1917, the Kingsland Explosion took place at a munitions factory in what is today Lyndhurst.  The explosion is believed to have been an act of sabotage by German agents, as the munitions in question were destined for Russia, part of the U.S.'s effort to supply allies before entrance into World War I.  After the U.S. entry into the war in April 1917, Camp Merritt was created in eastern Bergen County for troop staging. Beginning operations in August 1917, it housed 50,000 soldiers at a time, staging them for deployment to Europe via Hoboken. Camp Merritt was decommissioned in November 1919.

In 1955, the United States Army created a Nike Missile station at Campgaw Mountain (in the west of the county) for the defense of the New York Metropolitan Area from strategic bombers. In 1959, the site was upgraded to house Nike-Hercules Missiles with increased range, speed, and payload characteristics. The missile site closed in June 1971.

The George Washington Bridge was completed in 1931, linking Fort Lee to Manhattan. This connection spurred rapid development in the post-World War II era, developing much of the county to suburban levels. Two lanes were added to the upper level in 1946 and a second deck of traffic on the bridge was completed in 1962, expanding its capacity to 14 lanes.

Given its location as a suburban extension of Manhattan across the George Washington Bridge, Bergen County has evolved a globally cosmopolitan ambience of its own, demonstrating a robust and growing demographic and cultural diversity with respect to metrics including nationality, religion, race, and domiciliary partnership. South Korea, Poland, and India are the three most common nations of birth for foreign-born Bergen County residents.

One of the last remaining blue laws in the United States that covers most retail sales, other than food and gasoline (among other limited items), is found in Bergen County. The blue law enforced in the county is actually a state law that each county could reject by voter referendum, with 20 of the state's 21 counties having voted to reject the legal option to enforce the law.  Thus one of the largest and most popular commercial shopping cores of the New York metropolitan area is almost completely closed on Sunday (grocery stores, convenience stores, gas stations, hotels, restaurants, pharmacies, and entertainment venues are among the businesses allowed to operate).

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