Top Five Things To Look For When Hiring A Construction And Maintenance Electrician

Author: Greenwood Electrical Inc. | | Categories: Commercial Electrician , Industrial Electrician , Residential Electrical Services

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When it comes to replacing outdated electrical systems of your home or wiring installation for a new building, the services of a skilled electrician are a must as ensuring safety is paramount. An electrical job shouldn’t be taken lightly as there are several risks involved, and this work must be dealt with by someone that understands the fundamentals of electrical engineering. They need to meet the required safety standards and provide quality installation work that you expect.

However, you may feel that hiring an amateur engineer is alright to cut down on cost, but the reality is that it could lead to poorly performed work and unsafe situations. To help choose the right professional from a sea of options, here’s a list of the top five things to look for when hiring a construction and maintenance electrician.

1. Experience
It’s essential to pick an electrician who has a decent amount of practical construction and maintenance experience. An electrician who has worked for years would’ve dealt with customers with various types of electrical demands and issues.

2. Certifications
When it comes to working with the electrical system, you need to hire an electrician who carries valid credentials and has undergone proper training. An electrician who has the right on-job and school requirements as a construction and maintenance electrician will work in a residential and commercial setting.

3. Insured and bonded
Check whether the electrician has proper insurance and is bonded. In case of damage or injuries occurring while working on your property, you won’t be liable or responsible financially.

4. Previous projects
Looking at past work will give you an idea of the type of project they have carried out and if it relates to your electrical situation. It will also indicate if they have provided exemplary service and customer satisfaction.

5. Specialization
There are different types of electrical domain and various specialties that electricians can perform. For example, residential, commercial, industrial, for maintenance, and so on, you’ll need to find an expert that will work best for your situation.

If you’re looking for a residential and commercial electrician In St. Catharines, ON, reach out to Greenwood Electrical Inc. We are a licensed and insured electrical company with over two decades of electrical experience in a commercial, industrial, institutional, and residential setting. With an established background, we have entered into the renewable energy sector and has become one of the premier solar design-builders in Ontario. Our electrical services are available to clients across Kapuskasing, Val Rita-Harty, Hearst, Opasatika, Smooth Rock Falls, Cochrane, Moonbeam, Fauquier-Strickland and Mattice.

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