What you need to know before choose an electrical contractor for your home

Always hire a licensed electrician

Electrical Repair GforceWhen choosing and electrician to help with your next home improvement project there are several things that you keep in mind, one being that the electrician you choose should have a valid CA electrical contractor’s license. This certification is presented to the electrical contractor after they pass a written exam and meet the qualifications required to become a electrical contractor. If you hire an uncertified electrical contractor you are putting your home and your family at risk. An unlicensed electrical contractor may perform shoddy, if not extremely dangerous work, as they are unaware of local ordinances and regulations for electrical work. Shoddy electrical work and result in electrical fires that could cause a fire in your home and put your family at risk. Hiring an unlicensed contractor isn’t worth it, only work with contractors that present you a valid license and certification.

Check to see if your electrical contractor is bonded and insured

Before pulling the trigger a hiring a electrical service company to come and help you with your installation or repair, ask them if they are bonded and insured. You only want to work with a company that is bonded and insured because it protects your home from any potential mis-doings that are caused by the electrical contractor. If a freak incident occurs, and your home is damaged, the insurance carried by the electrician carlsbad will take on the repair damages that occur.

Ask your friends and family for recommendations for a good electrician

If you have friends or family that have lived in the area for many years, use them as a resource, ask them who they use as their go-to electrician poway. An electrical contractor who did a good job for someone you know is more likely to do a good job for you as well.

Avoid fly-by-night Companies

Try to find an electrician company that has been around for at least ten years. A company that has a long track record of success is going to be much easier to work with if you encounter any problems as they will be more inclined to ensure that their reputation remains positive. Avoid companies that seem to have sprouted up overnight, as they will often be unreachable once you encounter a problem with your repair service.

About Gforce Electric

Gforce green electric solutions has been a dedicated San Diego electrician company for over 20 years. We have provided thousands of San Diego residents with quality electrical and solar services. We service all of San Diego from Chula Vista up to Carlsbad and Escondido. We are open 24 hours a day, if you are currently experiencing and electrical emergency then please call now. We have live representatives standing-by to assist you.

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