There is a growing trend for do it yourself projects. You can take an old hutch, refinish it, and soon you will have a focal point in your kitchen. Electrical work is a little bit different. Small mistakes can create surges or even a fire hazard. The last thing you want to do is ruin a high priced appliance, or create a catastrophic house fire. There are a few things you can do yourself, but for most electrical projects you should hire an electrician in your local area.
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Types of Electrical Repair Issues & Solutions
Things You Can Do Without an Electrician
While it is easy to get confused when dealing with three-ways and breakers, you may be able to fix your plugs without hiring an electrician. Sometimes the plugs in your home need to be replaced. This is a repair that is straight forward. First off, make certain that the power is off. Grab your electrical tester and place the prongs into the socket. If the light comes on you know there is still power. If there is no light you can proceed to take the face plate off.
Things You Should Call an Electrician For
Replacing plugs are an easy fix, but going further than that can cause you problems. We had one such instance where a New Jersey homeowner decided to rewire part of his kitchen without hiring a local electrician. A few mistakes were made and he couldn’t get power to his refrigerator. After a tangle of wires, a few choice words, and the fear that the food in his refrigerator would spoil, he hired an electrician from our team to restore the refrigerator.
Wiring can be tricky. Without a background in electrical work, it is easy to make mistakes. If you have an electrical project that needs to be done, hire a trusted electrician in your suburb to save yourself the headache and worry. Some of the things you should not do yourself include; replacing aluminum wiring, adding new switches, adding new outlets, installing new lights, installing a ceiling fan where there wasn’t one before, and changing anything on your breaker box. Pretty much, if you feel uncomfortable with an electrical project, you need to call in a New Jersey electrician with Team Electric Plumbing and Air.
Benefits of Hiring a Licensed Electrician
Education and Experience
The most obvious advantage of hiring an electrician to fix an electrical issue is peace of mind. The probability of a licensed electrician making a mistake is low since all Master Electricians are required to pass a standardized test prior to starting in the field. In addition, an individual is required to gain two years of experience dealing with electrical systems.
Knowledge of the Latest Electrical Codes
Licensed electricians are very familiar with the National Electric Code. A benefit of hiring an electrician includes their knowledge of modifications that have been made to the New Jersey Electric Code. If you wire something wrong in your home, you could give yourself a serious headache when you try to sell your home. If it isn’t up to code, it will have to be replaced.
Team Electric Plumbing and Air
When you want electric work done right, hire an electrician on our team. Give our team a call by phone at (732) 201-3305 or book an appointment online to receive assistance with an electrical issue. We provide electrical repair services such as rewiring, light installation, and backup generator replacement. We have the experience, we have the technology and we have the amazing customer service, which will ensure that your electrical project is done right.
Trustworthy Electrical Repair Services in New Jersey
Our team of electricians is able to perform small to large electrical repair or installation projects in your home. An advantage of hiring our team of electricians to fix an issue includes up-front pricing. You will become aware of the full price of a repair or tune-up prior to the beginning of a large project. Give our team a call to receive help with an emergency electrical problem.
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