Important Questions you Need To Ask Your Electrical Contractor

Emergency Electrical RepairBefore you decide to hire an electrician there are several questions that you should ask them. First you need to ask them if they are licensed, and if their license is up to date an active. Any reputable electrician or electrical service company should have an electrical contractor’s license. This license is provided to them by the state of California contractors’ board. Also remember to ask for their license number.

What to do once you obtain the electrician license number

Once you obtain the license number of our prospective contractor, you can cross check that license number with the California Electrical Contractors Database. Never hire a contractor that does not have a electrician contractors license, doing so can put your home and your family at risk. An unlicensed contractor may not understand or know the latest protocols and safety procedures for electrical repairs.

What could happen if you hire an unlicensed contractor and the risks involved

If an unlicensed electrical contractor performs work that is sub strand and low quality, it could result in electrical fires in the future. Electrical fires can be very dangerous and can harm your family, or burn down your entire home. Insurance companies will not cover damage if they discover that the cause of the fire was due to the hiring of an unlicensed and unrecognized electrician provider.

Always check if your electrical contractor has insurance

Additionally, you also want to ensure that the contractor you hire holds insurance, and their company is bonded. Each electrician contractor is required to hold liability insurance, in case something catastrophic occurs while they are performing the repairs on your property. If a disaster does occur as a result of the work they’ve done for your property then you will be covered by their insurance. Their insurance will cover any damages or expenses that resulted in the claim. If you hire an uninsured electrician lakeside contractor then there will be no insurance company there to pick up the repair bill if for some reason something goes horribly wrong. Always always hire an electrician company that is insured, and bonded.

Learn more about GforceElectric and what we do

GforceElectric is the leading provider of electrical repair, installation, and maintenance for residential, commercial, and industrial properties in San Diego. If you are currently experiencing and electrical emergency a require immediate attention, pick up the phone and call now. We have dispatchers available 24 hours a day 7 days a week that can immediate dispatch an San Diego electrician to your home. Gforce Electric is a locally owned and operated company based in San Diego. Gforce also has full BBB accreditation and was the receiver of the Angie’s list super service award.

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