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# When to Hire an Electrician?

There are several situations when it’s important to hire a licensed electrician rather than attempting electrical work yourself. Any time live wires will be exposed or the electrical panel needs to be opened, it’s best to leave it to a professional. Adding new circuits for things like hot tubs, room additions or remodels require permitting and inspections that electricians understand. Electrical issues like sparks, strange smells, flickering or buzzing could indicate dangerous problems needing immediate attention. Annual safety checks on wiring, panel upgrades or equipment replacement ensure everything meets code. Insurance may not cover self-installed work that causes fires or injury. For safety and peace of mind, licensured electricians are worth the cost for all but minor tasks.

DIY Lighting Repairs: When to Call an Electrician

Introduction When it comes to lighting repairs, many homeowners prefer the DIY route to save money and time. While some lighting issues can be fixed without professional help, it’s important to know when you should call an electrician. In this article, we will guide you through common lighting problems, provide step-by-step instructions for simple repairs, and highlight the warning signs …

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