How to Find an Electrician for your Electric Installation and Repairs
Sometimes, our electricity at home experiences problems, and require to be repaired. A new building also need to be installed electricity afresh. These two scenarios requires the attention of an electrician. Below is a guideline on how you can get a good electrician for repair and installation of electricity.
The easiest and most convenient place to get an electrician is by contacting trusted people around you, such as neighbors, family or even friends to recommend a good electrician. The ones who have hired before will refer you a good electrician. Hiring an electrician who has been referred to you is a plus as he or she will do a satisfactory job so that you can also refer him or her to another client in future. The installations and repairs may not be urgent, thus giving you the time to search for an electrician online, on websites and social media pages. However, before hiring an electrician you have found online, evaluate the testimonials and reviews provided regarding their services.
Ask other contractors you have hired before such as a painter, plumber, etc. as they have contacts of other contractors whom they work with in building and construction industry. Mention the contractor who recommended the electrician so that he or she can offer great services.
Contact a few electricians to the site that needs electric installation or repairs so that the can assess the site and provide a quotation. Disqualify an electrician who provides a quotation without visiting the site to see the works or repairs need. Be it repairs or installations, a good electrician should see to it that he or he access the site before quoting. Compare the quotes, focusing more on the details of the quote rather than the price. Ensure the electrician has outlined all the charges to avoid paying extra charges after the end of the project.
Pick an electrician who offers a warranty on materials used. In case the work is not as agreed during the contract, a good electrician should be able to offer money back guarantee or offer to re-do the job if it has not been done as per the clients standards.
Hire an electrician who has been licensed by the government. The government licenses trained and qualified electricians. This provides an assurance to the customer that the electrician you are going to hire to do the electrical works has all the necessary qualifications and training. Hiring a licensed electrician also provides the client with an assurance that in case of any complaints, you can seek assistance from the board or any other relevant government body.
Ensure that you hire an electrician or electrical company that has insurance cover, catering for the works and any damages or injuries that might occur in the course of the work.