Selecting a Qualified Electrician

Of all the home improvement or maintenance projects that will present themselves to a homeowner or private business, finding a good electrician can be the most daunting.

The reason this is so challenging is the vast number of electricians in any given city and the difficulty in finding one that is qualified and competent. If a job is done poorly, the resulting damage and danger can be catastrophic. The end result can be an electrical fire set off by just one simple spark or crossed wiring. The damage done can be in the hundreds of thousands of dollars and can put a homeowner out of their home and a company out of business.

Most electrical work is fairly standard, especially in a home or small business, but for the inexperienced, even the most basic jobs can be over their heads.

For this reason, we want to provide a list of home services website, apps and places you, as the homeowner or business person, can visit to check on potential vendors.

Here you go:

  • Better Business Bureau
  • Yelp
  • Nextdoor
  • Angie’s List
  • Thumbtack
  • Home Advisor
  • Takl

These are just a few of the many apps and websites out there that can help you with your homework in finding someone qualified but in also looking at numerous, recent, solid reviews of their work.

We hope this help you in your search for a great electrical contractor.

3 thoughts on “Selecting a Qualified Electrician

  1. This is really helpful for homeowners and commercial property owners in finding a good electrician There are a few really good APPs and other resources that you left out that are really good for this. Good stuff!

  2. As a retired electrician, this is good info but needs to be expanded. Enjoyed it though!

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