Why Call an Electrician?
With the cost of everything going up, it’s understandable why so many people choose to do household repairs themselves. And when all you have to do is Google it or watch a YouTube video, it’s easy to wonder why you need an electrician at all.
Well, here are some things to consider the next time you’re considering doing electrical work yourself.
Regardless of how many tutorials you read or watch, it doesn’t equal the knowledge that comes from years of education, training, and experience of a professional electrician.
To put it bluntly: One mistake can be disastrous or even fatal.
Electrical appliances and systems can be more complex than you realize, and it’s easy to get in over your head doing electrical work if you’re not experienced. And while you may eventually figure it out, it can take hours or days to do it.
Reputable electricians are licensed and insured for your protection. Your homeowners ‘ insurance probably won’t cover it if you do your own electrical work and damage your property. Also, most electricians guarantee their work and ensure it’s up to code.
When you hire a professional electrician, you get someone who has a wide range of knowledge and expertise and the necessary tools to do the job correctly and safely.
Don’t take chances doing your own electrical work; call the Grand Canyon Home Services experts and be safe!
Our Electrical Panel Service
You probably don’t think much about your electrical panel, but it’s a crucial component of your home’s electrical system. And you may not realize it, but an electrical panel can be damaged or wear out from age, making it inefficient and unsafe.
Here are a few signs it may be time to upgrade your electrical panel
You Have a Fuse Box
Fuses were standard in electrical panels for decades, but they’re outdated by today’s standards.
Fuses are outdated technology, and they can be a fire hazard in certain conditions.
If your home still uses a fuse box, call us to discuss your upgrade options.
Do your lights flicker or dim when running an appliance like the dishwasher or microwave? It’s possible that your electrical panel is faulty or there are damaged wires somewhere in your system.
Frequent Breaker Trips
If you’re constantly resetting breakers, it could be a sign that you’re due for an electrical panel upgrade.
Your Home is Over 30 Years Old
The electrical panels in older homes typically run between 60 and 100 amps, while modern panels run at 200. Simply put, older electrical panels lack the capacity required by most families today.
If you have electrical problems, call us to troubleshoot the problem.
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