Electrical Service Frequently Asked Questions

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At Hawkins Service Company, we have you covered for all your electrical needs, whether it's adding outlets, upgrading to a new panel, installing interior or exterior lighting, setting up a generator hookup, or adding an EV charging station to your home. Our team is here to provide answers to your most frequently-asked electrical questions. And for any other electrical concerns or requirements, don't hesitate to reach out to us. Experience exceptional electrical services with Hawkins Service Company by contacting our team today.
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Our team of licensed, insured, bonded, and expert technicians conduct all our electrical installations. We have years of experience and work with the latest in technology to provide our customers with only the very best for their money.
Yes! One of the biggest aspects of professional lighting control is lowering monthly energy bills as you only use the lights you need at any given moment.
The initial investment in lighting control is always worth it to save money on otherwise costly electric bills over time.
Technically, nothing is ever fully future-proof. However, lighting control can be adapted to new installations you have down the line and can always help you control your energy output.
Yes. Working in an office with inadequate lighting conditions can impact your vision, put a strain on your eyes, and affect your overall health. It’s important to provide proper illumination in your office to maximize health, happiness, and productivity.
We recommend low, glare-free lighting for offices. Fluorescent and LED lighting are the preferred methods of lighting an office to create a welcoming environment. You must also use adequate natural daylight to work alongside the installed lighting.

There are many different factors to consider when selecting your generator. We will help you choose the right generator after asking you these questions:

  • Size of Building
  • Fuel Tank Sizes
  • Running Computers or Servers off Generators
  • Types of Power Needed From the Generator
  • Space
  • Average Energy Output
You should get your heat pump serviced twice annually.

Heat pump preventative maintenance checks include:

  • Inspecting Ducts, Filters, Blower, Coil
  • Cleaning Indoor Coil
  • Flushing Drain Line
  • Diagnosing Any Leaks
  • Sealing Leaks
  • Checking Discharge Pressure
  • Checking Blower Wheel
  • Much More – Schedule Your Appointment With Us Today!

This depends on the type of battery, charging station, and outlet.

  • Regular Socket – Six to Eight Hours
  • Charging Station – One to Four Hours
  • Fast Charger – 20 Minutes
Yes. Take advantage of charging your electric vehicle at night or using solar power to keep energy bills low.
LED area lights are the best option for parking lots to produce the brightest, most reliable light.
Prices vary greatly, depending on the size of your lot and how well-lit you need the area. Typically, the cost of lighting an average parking lot is around $3,000 – $5,000.

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No matter what issue you’re experiencing, the investment you’re excited about, or the home repair you need, contact our team. We can dial in our services for you to better serve you with competitive prices and our years of experience and knowledge. Call our professional electrical contractor today. We’re proudly serving everyone throughout Tampa.

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