Licensed Electrician - Residential

At Mirarchi Electric Inc, your electrical services company, we are constantly looking for ways to improve our customer experience. Stay up-to-date on our latest electrical company news right here. We are expert licensed electricians and offer 24/7 electrician services in the case of an emergency.


Our newest goal is to bring new environmentally friendly lighting to residential and commercial properties. If you are interested in saving money and the environment please call us today.

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Our Residential Electrical Services Include:

  • Whole house surge protection

  • Smart home and automation (lighting, audio, and video)

  • Standby Generator Installation

  • 24 hour Service calls & troubleshooting

  • Free estimates

  • New housing, renovation & additions

  • Service Upgrades

  • Dedicated circuits

  • Lighting Retrofit

  • Lighting design: recessed, track, low voltage, under counter

  • Low voltage interior & exterior lighting

  • Whole house generators

  • Electric Car Charger Installation

  • Tesla Wall Connectors & Superchargers

  • Reference alarms cameras, and video doorbells

  • Generator Installation

  • Pool and Spa Wiring                  

  • CATV & Phone

  • 100 - 1200amp Services and upgrades

  • Hardwire Battery Backup Smoke & CO Detectors

  • Code Violations correction 

  • Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters

Lighting Retrofit


From our headquarters in Hatfield, PA, Mirarchi Electric Inc has been serving Montgomery, Bucks, Delaware, and Chester counties for over 30 years. Our master electricians have the training and experience to handle any electrical projects or emergencies. Call us at 215-412-3600 or contact us online.

What are GFCI Outlets and Where Do You Need Them?

GFCI (Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupter) outlets are generally installed in areas where the outlet could likely become wet, such as in the bathroom or outdoors. The fairly recent widespread use of GFCI outlets has decreased the amount of deaths by electrocution by about 75%. This is because the GFCI outlet monitors the amount of power going to the device. So, if you were accidentally drop an appliance into a sink full of water, the GFCI detects the interruption in current and cuts the power.

If you are to look at an outlet, you will find two slots and a hole. The left slot is slightly larger than the right; this is the 'neutral' slot. The slightly smaller right slot is call the 'hot'. The round opening below them is the 'ground'. A properly working appliance will have its electricity flow from hot to neutral. The GFCI outlet monitors the amount of current flowing from hot to neutral and should there ever be an imbalance it will trip the circuit to cut the power to that appliance.

Moisture is the biggest cause of ground faults; the result of a ground fault could be life threatening. If electricity flows from hot to ground through you due to moisture, the result is a ground fault, and it could be fatal. The GFCI will sense the current flowing through you because of the difference in electric current flowing from hot to neutral and will immediately cut off the electricity.

Important to note is that GFCI outlets do wear out, so they should be tested about regularly; we'd suggest at least once a month. To test the GFCI outlet, follow these simple instructions:

  1. Press the Reset button

  2. Plug in any type of electrical device; it should work normally

  3. Press the Test button; if working properly, the power will be immediately cut

  4. Press Reset again, and your device should turn on again

  5. If the power is not cut when you press the Test button, your outlet needs to be services. Give our licensed electricians a call and we can get it fixed for you in a timely manner! Until them, please refrain from using the faulty outlet due to safety concerns.




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