top 10 electrical tips https://www.mylocalelectrician.uk/ en Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Use a Professional Electrician https://www.mylocalelectrician.uk/news/top-10-reasons-why-you-should-use-professional-electrician-0 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Use a Professional Electrician</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/user/1" lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">gazza</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 28/07/2020</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-mt-subheader-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Electricians have heard it all before – when chasing up quotations, it is very common to hear that someone else is going to do it cheaper or they're going to do the job themselves to save money. But how can you convince your customer to spend their hard earned cash with you – the Part P registered electrician who can certify their work, guarantee it and carry out the job in accordance to all rules and regulations and safety standards.</p> <p>This is just the problem, as a home owner do you understand why they should be a Part P registered electrician?</p> <p>My Local Electrician has come with the Top 10 tips which clearly explain why you should use a Part P registered professional electrician:</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="images-container clearfix"> <div class="image-preview clearfix"> <div class="image-wrapper clearfix"> <div class="field__item"> <a class="image-popup overlayed" href="https://www.mylocalelectrician.uk/sites/default/files/Top%2010%20Reasons%20Why%20You%20Should%20Use%20a%20Professional%20Electrician.png"><img 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<div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p class="Standard" style="margin-left:36.0pt;text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"> <!--[if !supportLists]--></p><p><span style="mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;;mso-bidi-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">1.<span style="font:7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;">      </span></span></span></p> <!--[endif]--><p><b>Safety Issues</b> – Electricity does kill and thousands are injured every week in the UK through electrical related accidents.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes">  </span>The majority of these cases are people who are trying to fix a problem with their home electrics without having the basic essential knowledge required.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes">  </span>Even if the problem seems to be repaired, it will not be tested to ensure its safety leaving the householder and the family at risk from fire and potential injury.<p></p></p> <p class="Standard" style="margin-left:36.0pt;text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"> <!--[if !supportLists]--></p><p><span style="mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;;mso-bidi-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">2.<span style="font:7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;">      </span></span></span></p> <!--[endif]--><p><b>Long Term Safety concerns</b> – Damage caused by DIY electrical work costs far more in remedial repairs than it would have cost an electrician to put right in the first place.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes">  </span>Incorrect electrical work can cause cables to overheat and melt if they're the incorrect size, breakers to burn causing fire if incorrectly fitted.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes">  </span>Often the householder is unaware until a fire breaks out.<p></p></p> <p class="Standard" style="margin-left:36.0pt;text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"> <!--[if !supportLists]--></p><p><span style="mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;;mso-bidi-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">3.<span style="font:7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;">      </span></span></span></p> <!--[endif]--><p><b>Doing the job right first time</b> – A professional electrician will get the job done for you far quicker with the peace of mind it has been done safely, tested and certified.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes">  </span>It is the most cost effective way than to use someone who claims to know about electrics, produces unsafe work leaving you to find a professional electrician to rectify the work.<p></p></p> <p class="Standard" style="margin-left:36.0pt;text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"> <!--[if !supportLists]--></p><p><span style="mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;;mso-bidi-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">4.<span style="font:7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;">      </span></span></span></p> <!--[endif]--><p><b>Qualifications</b> – There are several routes a qualified electrician can take to become qualified. Any professional electrician will be more than happy to show you their qualifications. Making a point of having an industry recognised qualification goes a long way.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes">  </span>The point we're making here is that there are lots of options available to become a qualified electrician there is no reason why someone who is unqualified should be working on home electrics. Being qualified means you understand the rules and regulations needed to install home electrics in some ones home.<p></p></p> <p class="Standard" style="margin-left:36.0pt;text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"> <!--[if !supportLists]--></p><p><span style="mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;;mso-bidi-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">5.<span style="font:7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;">      </span></span></span></p> <!--[endif]--><p><b>Experience</b> -<span style="mso-spacerun:yes">  </span>Which ever route an electrician takes to become qualified, they will have carried out practical work which helps them gain the much needed experience to be able to carry out electrical work in your home.<p></p></p> <p class="Standard" style="margin-left:36.0pt;text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"> <!--[if !supportLists]--></p><p><span style="mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;;mso-bidi-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">6.<span style="font:7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;">      </span></span></span></p> <!--[endif]--><p><b>Troubleshooting</b> – if you don't know what the problem is with your home electrics, it is far better to consult a qualified electrician.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes">  </span>Fault finding is a complex area of electrical work, and it can cause more harm than good looking for a problem if you don't know what you are doing.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes">  </span>Its also very time consuming – it does make far more sense to consult a professional electrician to find an electrical fault in terms of both time and money<p></p></p> <p class="Standard" style="margin-left:36.0pt;text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"> <!--[if !supportLists]--></p><p><span style="mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;;mso-bidi-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">7.<span style="font:7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;">      </span></span></span></p> <!--[endif]--><p><b>Money saving</b> - If your customer has appliances which keep blowing fuses or their lights trip out, rather than ignore the problem and simply replacing fuses or re-setting the trip, they should be using the services of an electrician.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes">  </span>Ignoring a potential problem can make it worse and more costly in the longer term.<p></p></p> <p class="Standard" style="margin-left:36.0pt;text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"> <!--[if !supportLists]--></p><p><span style="mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;;mso-bidi-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">8.<span style="font:7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;">      </span></span></span></p> <!--[endif]--><p><b>Registered</b> - Always ensure your electrician is registered with an organisation such as the NICEIC, NAPIT or ELECSA.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes">  </span>This means that the electrical works carried out will be certified which is an essential requirement should you wish to sell your home.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes">  </span>It also means the electrician is independently assessed to ensure their electrical work is of the required standard.<p></p></p> <p class="Standard" style="margin-left:36.0pt;text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"> <!--[if !supportLists]--></p><p><span style="mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;;mso-bidi-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">9.<span style="font:7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;">      </span></span></span></p> <!--[endif]--><p><b>Guaranteed work</b> – If your electrician is registered, it also means they can guarantee the work they undertake in your home.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes">  </span>An unregistered electrician would not offer any guarantee with their work.<p></p></p> <p class="Standard" style="margin-left:36.0pt;text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"> <!--[if !supportLists]--></p><p><span style="mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;;mso-bidi-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">10.<span style="font:7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;">  </span></span></span></p> <!--[endif]--><p><b>Lastly</b>, if you’re not happy with the work the electrician has carried out in your home, you have access to an independent complaints procedure.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes">  </span>Of course, this is only offered if your electrician is registered.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes">  </span>It is all offered as part of the service you pay for.<p></p></p> <p class="Standard">It should now be clear why a professional electrician is always the best option when considering any electrical work in your home.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes">  </span>A professional electrician is not just interested in your money, they also care about you and your families well being.<p></p></p> <p class="Standard">Stay safe and don't be tempted by the services of someone who is only interested in your money.<p></p></p> </div> <section class="field field--name-comment field--type-comment field--label-above comment-wrapper"> </section> <div class="field field--name-field-mt-post-categories field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--entity-reference-target-type-taxonomy-term clearfix"> <ul class='links field__items'> <li><a href="/news-category/top-10-electrical-tips" hreflang="en">top 10 electrical tips</a></li> </ul> </div> Tue, 28 Jul 2020 10:02:30 +0000 gazza 8558 at https://www.mylocalelectrician.uk