Why We Advise Against DIY Electrical Installation

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In our experience at Quality Electrical Contractors, some homeowners always try to save money by doing repairs, installations, and home maintenance themselves. While the DIY approach may be effective for some projects, we advise against it for electrical installation projects (and electrical repair projects).

Why We Advise Against DIY Electrical Installation

Read this to learn a few reasons why we encourage you to hire our professional electricians for your electrical installation needs.

  • Personal Safety – The first reason we advise against doing your own electrical installation is because working on electrical systems is inherently dangerous. It’s easy to make mistakes if you don’t have the right training and experience, and even a small mistake can result in serious injuries. We encourage you to leave your electrical installation and repair needs to our experienced technicians instead, because we know how to work safely in an electrical environment.
  • Fire Safety – Another reason we recommend hiring professionals to work on your electrical installation projects is because it’s the best way to avoid fire hazards. Improper electrical installation creates fire risks and damage to circuitry—even a small mistake, such as using the wrong breaker, loose wiring, and improper wire terminations, can put stress on your circuits and make them more likely to overheat. If you want to keep your risk to a minimum, let us handle your electrical installation needs.
  • Code Violations – Lastly, when you hire our team to take care of your electrical installation needs, you can rest assured that your home will remain compliant with national and local electrical, safety, and building codes. DIY electrical installation can violate those codes, resulting in potential insurance coverage issues as well as home assessment and transition of ownership issues.