In the past few months, we’ve seen a significant increase in home improvement projects, and that includes projects homeowners do themselves. Most people shy away from doing any electrical work in this manner, yet still some embark on this path. There are certain projects requiring electrical work that should definitely be left to the professionals. This is both legal requirement and a good idea in terms of safety. These projects include upgrades to your circuit breakers, installation of any lighting outdoor and even replacement of some light fixtures.
- Make sure to hire an electrician if you are looking to upgrade your circuit breaker panel, as it’s a very difficult job.
- If you are needing to add new outlets to your home or convert them to GCFIs call an electrician as improper grounding can cause a fire.
- To install outdoor lighting or security lighting, call an electrician as they can help you thread the wiring out there.
“An amateur electrical job may cause poor wire connections, overloaded circuits and faulty grounding, which could be hazardous to the safety of your home and your loved ones.”