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Emergency Electrician in Reno and Las Vegas

Have Lights Will Travel is a professional emergency electrician company in Reno and Las Vegas. For over 35 years, we’ve specialized in residential electrical services for local residents. Our electricians are fully equipped to help when you’re left in the dark.

How to Know When You Need an Emergency Electrician

It can be tricky to know when it’s time to contact an emergency electrician. 

Below are hazardous problems that warrant a call:

  • Burning Smell
  • Lights Flickering
  • Recurring Circuit Breaker Problems
  • Unknown Buzzing Noise
  • Electrical Outlet Wet or Hot to the Touch

If you’re experiencing any of these electrical issues, please call us immediately at (775) 355-6301. Our team fully trained and equipped to help with any need you may have.

Emergency Electrician Services

Our highly-trained electricians are ready to address your electrical needs in Reno and Las Vegas. We’re fully equipped to service any emergency needs you may have. 

Some of the common emergency electrical services we provide include:

  • Troubleshooting Electrical Outlets
  • Replacing Outdated Electrical Panels
  • Updates to Circuit Breakers
  • Repairs or Replacements for Hard to Reach Lighting

Frequently Asked Questions About Emergency Electrical Repair Services

What constitutes an electrical emergency?

An electrical emergency can include any situation that poses an immediate risk to life or property, such as a sparking outlet, exposed wiring, or a power outage in extreme weather conditions.

Are emergency electrical repair services expensive?

Emergency electrical repair services can be more expensive than regular electrical repair services due to the urgency and complexity of the situation. However, the cost can vary depending on the extent of the repair needed.

What should I do if I suspect an electrical fire?

If you suspect an electrical fire, you should immediately call 911 and evacuate the building. Do not attempt to put out the fire yourself or use any electrical equipment.

How can I prevent electrical emergencies in the future?

To prevent electrical emergencies in the future, you should have your electrical systems inspected regularly by a licensed electrician, avoid overloading outlets, and use surge protectors. It's also important to replace old or damaged wiring and electrical components as soon as possible.

Can I fix an electrical emergency myself?


It is not recommended to fix an electrical emergency yourself, as it can be dangerous and may require specialized knowledge and equipment. It is best to call a licensed electrician to handle the situation.


What should I do if I experience a power outage?


If you experience a power outage, first check if your neighbors are also affected. If they are, it may be a widespread outage and you should contact your local utility company. If it's only your property affected, check your circuit breakers and reset them if necessary. If the problem persists, call a professional electrician.

How quickly can an emergency electrician respond to an issue in Reno or Las Vegas?

Emergency electricians in Reno and Las Vegas strive to respond to electrical emergencies as quickly as possible. The response time can vary based on the location and severity of the issue, but our goal is to provide prompt service to mitigate any immediate risks to life or property and to resolve the electrical problem efficiently.

Is it safe to use appliances after an electrical emergency has been resolved?

After an electrical emergency has been resolved by a professional electrician, it is generally safe to use your appliances. However, it's important to follow the electrician's advice regarding the use of any electrical systems or appliances that were involved in the emergency. If new installations or repairs were made, ensure they are inspected and certified safe for use.

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  • “We had a walk-through done of our warehouse. We lighting and track lighting issues. HLWT came out and replaced, troubleshot, and repaired everything we needed in one trip. That's how it's done, people! Huge shoutout to these guys!” - Yvette W.
  • “Great experience! Everyone I came in contact with had excellent customer service and communication. Great job and was on time. Would recommend them and use again!” - Tracy H.
  • “Have Lights Will Travel did a great job. They brought all the right equipment to get the job done quickly and efficiently. Thank you HLWT!” - Barbara R.
  • “Raul has helped me with my lighting for years and his communication and workmanship are outstanding!” - Francis T.
  • “Our company has used HLWT for 20 years. We had old fluorescent fixtures switched out to LED tubes and WOW what a difference it made. The staff is very efficient, clean, and willing to work within our budget. Highly recommend this very professional team of ” - Rick G.
  • “Super great, excellent service with top-notch friendly staff.” - Taz M.
  • “Best lighting company I have ever dealt with! Great products and service.” - Kyle E.
  • “Tech has shown up at the right address and is working on my lighting issues now. Thank you for being professional. I will use you in the future with my south lake Tahoe business. Keep up the good work.” - Carey S.
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