Why to Hire an Electrician for Small Jobs for 5 Reasons

Fixing an Outlet

You may be considering a DIY (do it yourself) electrical project to save the time and expense of hiring an electrician. However, the amount of time and money saved might not be worth it when it comes to electrical projects. Hiring an electrican for small jobs is a great choice for several reasons:

  1. Pro electricians take less time to complete a job than amateurs
  2. We are licensed to install wiring and make repairs safely and to code
  3. Hiring a pro protects you from electrical problems that might happen during or after installation
  4. It’s easy to call us or send our estimate form to get a free estimate for your next project
  5. We’ve been in business for over 60 years and have experience with all kinds of electrical issues

Types of electrical projects that people can try to DIY

Simple electrical repairs can be done by the homeowner safely. But know your limits, if there ever is a question of safety leave it to the pros. Make sure your electrical power is off before attempting any of these projects. Use a voltage tester to be sure.

  • Replacing an existing wall switch or outlet
  • Replacing a ceiling fan
  • Replacing a light fixture

More Complicated Electrical Projects that Should Never Be DIY

  • Replacing a burned electric socket
  • Repairing or replacing a circuit breaker
  • Installing a brand new switch
  • Installing dedicated circuits for appliances
  • Installing electrical for a pool, hot tub or any water feature