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Shafinsky Electric Proudly To Provides Service
Upgrades In Bethlehem, PA

Providing Electrical Service Upgrades Since 1988


Electrical service upgrades in Bethlehem, PA, bring you up to electrical code, make your home safer, and may even increase resale value.

No more tripped breakers. No more dimming or flickering lights. And no more damaged electrical equipment and appliances.

Instead, you will KNOW your home has the power it needs to function the way it should each day. You will have room for all of your electrical needs at the same time.



We Offer Superior Service Upgrades To Bethlehem, PA Homeowners


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Inspection & Code Violation Repairs

Code violations are more common than most homeowners realize. In fact, up to 44% of homes have code violations. This leaves them vulnerable to fines and insurance issues that become incredibly costly. Moreover, code violations make your home dangerous. You and your family run a greater risk of electric shock, electrical fires, and isolated power outages.

For example, if you have a 60-amp electrical service, then you may not be in local compliance if you live in Bethlehem, PA. In this case, an electrical service upgrade may be necessary (see below).

Electrical Service Upgrade

Shafnisky Electric is your source for all electrical upgrades. We upgrade your electrical service to fit your needs. If you currently have a 60-amp or 100-amp electrical service that is not performing up to snuff, then you need an upgrade.

In fact, most local codes require you to have AT LEAST 100 amps. And if you have multiple family members that live with you, then the odds are you need a 200-amp or higher to avoid tripped breakers and electrical safety hazards.

For larger, more demanding homes or commercial properties in Bethlehem, PA, we provide 400-amp or greater electrical service upgrades.

Whole House Rewiringe

Our electrical service upgrade team at Shafnisky Electric also provides whole-house rewiring. This is recommended for older homes that have not had updated wiring in the past decade or more.

In fact, most local codes require you to have AT LEAST 100 amps. And if you have multiple family members that live with you, then the odds are you need a 200-amp or higher to avoid tripped breakers and electrical safety hazards.

You will also need whole-house rewiring for home additions, renovation, and remodeling projects as well. For these projects, you may only need rewiring for the part of the home being added or improved.


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Shafnisky Electric Has EARNED Its Pristine Local Reputation

35+ Years of Local Experience


We Are Trusted LOCAL Experts


Tom Shafnisky started with a single truck and a passion for helping Bethlehem, PA, residents with their electrical service upgrade needs. Since then, we have grown significantly, but our commitment to the local community remains the same.

We Follow ALL Regulations And Codes


We train our employees monthly to ensure they are up-to-date with all local, state, and federal regulations and electrical codes. Tom, the owner, is a Master Electrician, and all lead electricians on staff are licensed, trained, and highly experienced.

Our Employees Are FULLY COVERED


Each of our employees receives full worker’s compensation coverage. Also, we maintain General Liability Insurance of $1,000,000. Therefore, you can trust that we are legally insured and that all of our employees are taken care of when we work on your home.

One-Year Warranty For All Labor and Materials


If anything goes wrong with your new electrical service upgrade, then we come and fix it for free. Our warranty ENSURES you are protected for an entire year after we finish installation. We do this so YOU will have peace of mind and know you are protected from costly repairs that you shouldn’t make in the first place.


Shafnisky Electric Home Service Upgrade Reviews

What Our Incredible Community Has To Say


Judy M.


Great, Respectful, Clean, & Knowledgeable

We have a 130yr old house, which comes with many challenges when upgrading electricity and diagnosing problems. Every 2-3yrs we get our electric want list together and call Shafnisky. The guys are great, respectful, clean, & knowledgeable. They keep us up to date on the project, and they do very minimal damage which is amazing with brick and lathe walls.

Brad C.


Highly Recommend Shafnisky Electric

I have been involved with commercial construction for 31 years as a union carpenter, foreman, supervisor, estimator & project manager. From my first phone call to Shafnisky Electric, until the work was completed, it was the smoothest contractor experience I ever had. I highly recommend Shafnisky Electric!

Ruthie C.


On time, Personable and Efficient

Our technician Lou was awesome! On time, personable and efficient. He figured out the electrical issue right away and resolved it quickly. We will definitely use them in the future and highly recommend to anyone having an electrical issue.


4 Questions Bethlehem, PA County Homeowners Ask About Shafnisky Electric Service Upgrades

Do You Have Experience With Electrical Repairs?

With over 35 years of experience, there's no repair challenge we haven't encountered and successfully addressed. Our extensive expertise means that we're well equipped to handle a wide range of electrical repairs no matter what.

How Fast Can You Have Someone Come To My Home For Electrical Repairs?

We've got you covered! We have a dedicated electrician on-call specifically for house calls and electrical repairs. When you call, we swiftly dispatch our service call expert to your home. Their main focus is speedy service — if you reach out early in the day, there's a good chance we can accommodate a same-day visit.

How Long Will A Whole Home Rewiring Take?

The duration of a whole home rewiring project can vary and is best determined after our experts assess your home's specific needs, such as its size, scope of work, and any necessary adjustments. The process can take up to 3 weeks, contingent on factors like the extent of adjustments needed, potential demolition, or new wall installations.

How Long Will I Be Without Power When Upgrading Or Rewiring My Home?

The duration of power outage during an upgrade or rewiring project varies. For tasks like replacing the panel, the downtime typically ranges from 4 to 6 hours. When upgrading the entire service, the outage might extend to about 8 hours. Rest assured, we can create temporary electrical connections to keep critical devices like oxygen machines operational during this period.

Is A Permit Required To Have Upgrades, Rewiring & Repairs Done On My Home?

Electrical repairs generally do not require permits, whereas upgrades and rewiring typically do. While permits are not mandatory, we highly recommend obtaining them. Having a legitimate authority inspect the work safeguards both you and your investment. A permit-backed inspection can offer added reassurance and invaluable protection against potential litigation.

What’s Involved In An Electrical Service Upgrade?

An electrical service upgrade encompasses a comprehensive process, which includes upgrading the entire service, from service entrance cable to panel, breakers, new grounding, and rewiring. The scope of the upgrade depends entirely on your specific needs.

Will You Gather The Required Permits For Me?

Absolutely, in most cases, we take care of the permit acquisition process for you. Since we often require multiple permits for various projects, we streamline the process and handle the necessary permits on your behalf, saving you time and ensuring a hassle-free experience.



24/7 Emergency Electrical Service

If you need minor repairs, a full rewiring job, a charging system installed, or immediate electrical help in the Lehigh Valley and NW New Jersey areas, Shafnisky Electric is your best bet. We give you straight answers and expert solutions at a fair price. No gimmicks. No games. Just pure professionalism served with a smile.

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