Did you know that as a homeowner you are not legally allowed to change any electrical in your home other than a light bulb or a light fixture?
It might seem hard to believe but it’s true!
The next time you get sick of your bedroom ceiling fan (you know – the one from the 90’s) and want to upgrade it to something trendy and farmhouse-y, go right ahead! Pick out your favorite one, add it to your weekend checklist and then show off that before and after shot on Instagram.
But then next time you’re sitting in a dark corner wishing you had more light to read and decide you need to add a plug point for a new light fixture, or decide you need more convenient charging stations for your electronics, you’ll have to leave those ones to the professionals; or at least ensure that you call a pro to come in and hook up the wiring and certify the job. If you don’t, you could be at risk of voiding your insurance if any damage were to be caused to your home due to uncertified work (think – electrical fires etc.). Not to mention those jobs, while they might seem simple, can often be more complicated than that YouTube video you just watched might lead you to believe.
So the next time you need a new plug point, want to upgrade your lighting, install surround sound, change out that old copper wiring (which is now illegal by the way) or make any other electrical changes in your home, give us a call. With free estimates and certified, professional service, we can take those things off the “honey do list” and give you more time to do the things you really love. Not to mention, you’ll be keeping your family safer in the process.