electrical work that should be left to electricians
When I converted my home heating system from gas to electric, I trusted the HVAC technician to take care of all of the electrical work. I learned a very important lesson after that. It turned out that the man that did the electrical work for the heating system wasn't exactly an electrician, and my breaker panel nearly caught fire and the transformer on the utility pole outside of my home burned up. I was without any electricity for two days while I waited for the electric company to restore my power. Visit my blog to find out what other tasks are sometimes done by non-electricians that should always be left to professional electricians.
Whether you're concerned that your house's wiring hasn't been updated in a few decades or whether you're moving into a new house and notice a few warning signs, you may be considering the possibility of needing to have the whole place rewired. And while this is an invasive and potentially extremely expensive project, it is possible that you'll need to have rewiring done in order to preserve your own safety. Faulty electrical systems are not only a fire hazard, but they can also put you at risk of electric shock. [Read More]