When homeowners think about licensed and bonded electricians, they mainly think about them in terms of fixing broken outlets in the bathroom or kitchen. Sometimes they know they need a pro for landscape lighting needs. But there are a multitude of jobs that residential electrical repair services perform.
Moving to a new home?
What you say you are moving to a new home it doesn’t always mean you’re are moving into a recently built home. Many, many people like to purchase older homes and put their own personal marks on them. Usually this means updating the kitchens and baths. A plain kitchen it turned into a chef’s kitchen with all the updated appliances. Will the electrical panel be able to handle the current for all these appliances?
Luxurious master baths are now the norm with the look and feel of an expensive spa. Along with the spa comes the jetted tub. Can the prevailing electricity run the current needed for the tub? Oftentimes the panel needs an addition to accommodate the tub jets working while other appliances are in use.
Remaining in your current home?
If you are staying where you are, you still may be thinking about making updates. The same situations apply to you.
So many people like to watch the television programs about flipping homes and those about modifying homes to sell or to live in. It is not a surprise to the slippers or the construction crews when they tell their hosts that a totally new electrical panel needs to be installed or that the whole house needs rewiring. The only way you will know if you have these issues is to have your electrical system inspected by a licensed electrician.
Has your cooktop or range exhaust stopped working on your electric range? It’s time to call in an electrician. Maybe your ceiling fan has quit working and you are waiting to purchase a new one. Have you had an electrician look at it to determine the problem? He may be able to repair it and save you from buying a new one.
Want to protect you and your family with outdoor lights that come on when someone walks past your windows or doors? Your local electrician can handle that job for you. Are you considering a new hybrid car that runs on electricity? You will need a licensed electrician to install your charging station.
Trust your electrician
One you have used a bonded and insured electrician you trust, he can be your friend for life. He may even become a member of the family. When you are having electrical problems or you want to add services, he will look at the situation 360 degrees. He will view it from all angles. He knows you and your family. He will make recommendations – sometimes there will be several options. Ultimately it is your decision.
The bottom line is that you want to keep your family safe. You also want your most expensive investment to be in perfect working order.