Things to Consider When Hiring an Electrician

Your home is a complex network of wires and electrical components that can break at any time. Most electrical issues are an inconvenience. But, in some cases, they can be dangerous. When you are suddenly faced with an emergency repair, you don’t want to be forced to pick any contractor. Do your homework now to ensure you hire an expert who can solve the problem quickly, properly and according to the codes specified by your town. Here are some things to think about when making your decision:

  1. Ask about licensing. Often, homeowners assume every electrician has a license; but it’s always good to ask so you know you are working with a licensed professional.
  2. Ask how long they have been in business. It’s a good sign if the electrician has been in business for several years; it means, most likely, they have proven success in the field and a track record of quality work.
  3. Get a Quote. Make sure you’re specific about the work you need completed and request an itemized estimate so no parts of the job are omitted.

NJR Home Services’ electricians are knowledgeable and qualified to handle any job quickly and efficiently, and can address a wide range of electrical issues. Call NJRHS at 877-466-3657 when you experience an issue. We also offer an affordable Residential Interior Electrical Plan that covers parts and labor on some of the most common repairs.* Click here to learn more.

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