Minor Home Electric Projects That Require Professional Electricians

Home renovation and remodeling are interesting and exciting tasks! However, things aren’t always as easy as they seem. Electricity is serious stuff, and you shouldn’t be meddling with it unless you really know your way through because  electrical wiring is complex.

Even a single wrongly attached connection can cause a safety issue and result in significant expenses. Leave it to the pros!

Here are a few projects that professional electricians can help you with:

Light fixture installation

Lights play a huge role in how functional, aesthetically pleasing, and welcoming your place looks. They can completely turn around a place and transform how your home looks. However, they’re not exactly simple to install.

Every  light bulb in your house is connected to a bunch of electric wires that are difficult to understand. You also need to be careful about the appropriate use of ground wire and completing the circuit. Before starting the installation process, turn off the power for the particular area.

However, if you are inexperienced or need help, we recommend reaching out to a professional electrician to lend a hand.

Outlet and switch changes

Every time you’re renovating a room or adding additional appliances to the space, it helps to upgrade the outlets and switches. This is important so that the outlets and switches meet the new appliance capacity requirements and the new design.

It’s always a better idea to install a light dimmer. They’re energy-efficient and complement all sorts of designs well. A professional can guide you through other options well.

New wiring

If you live in an old house or have just moved into a house that’s more than 30 years old, it’s always a good idea to get the wiring replaced.

Old wiring usually turns faulty and unsafe and can lead to issues such as flickering and dimming lights, buzzing sounds coming out of outlets, hot outlets, sparking, and frequently blown fuses.

When you get a professional electrician  to upgrade the wiring, you can also get more outlets added to a room or replace an older fuse box to meet changing energy demands. Professionals understand how renovations take place and what electrical changes need to be made to accommodate them.

Lakeview Electric from Reno has over 30 years of combined experience in all sorts of electrical projects. We take pride in being one of the leading residential, commercial, and industrial electrical contractors in Reno. Get in touch!