Things to Remember when Hiring an Electrician!
Dated: November 15 2021
Things to remember when hiring an electrician
Electrical wiring is your home’s nervous system, and while it may seem simple (either it works or it doesn’t), it is a complex network that requires special skill to manage. Here are some do’s and don’ts when hiring an electrician:
DO check if your project requires permits.
An expert will have specialized knowledge and experience in securing permits and approvals that keep your home up to code.
DON’T tackle a job yourself if you are not trained.
A faulty system can lead to fire or failed home inspections down the road. Don’t attempt any projects if you don’t have the required expertise.
DO hire a licensed expert.
Electrical work can be dangerous. Ask to see a license or certificate before signing the papers. Remember - these vary by province so check with your local regulatory body.
DON’T forget to ask for a referral.
Everyone relies on electricity, so it’s likely you know someone who has hired a professional. Ask family, friends, and neighbors; your local electrician may be familiar with your model and share unique insight.
DO go online before hiring.
Search your pro online and check out third-party contractor review websites for reviews and recommendations from other homeowners. These sites are a great tool in your hunt for a capable and trained expert.
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