ElectricianAn electrician will help you with all your electrics and electrical wiring. If you need help with testing, fitting or repairing your wiring and circuitry then you need an electrician. As your electrical systems are so important, and potentially very dangerous, you will want to use a highly qualified and experienced electrician.
Once you have located a local electrician then check out their qualifications. What you are looking for is certification from NICEIC, NAPIT or other comparable company, NVQ level 3 from City and Guilds or Part P. Most importantly, ask every person you speak to about what they can and can't do and what examples of their work they have to show you. Most good electricians will have testimonials and letter of recommendation available to give you peace of mind as well.
Typical work carried out by an electrician includes rewiring - this ensures that houses that had a full installation years ago can be brought up to date with the greater demands that we place on our electrical systems these days. A complete rewire will leave your wiring ready for any challenges, now and in the future. As well as increasing safety this also increases convenience. As an example, most rewires include installing additional power points around the home as well as a new consumer unit or fuse box.
Emergency work is an area that you may require an electrician for, often it is helpful to save the number of a local emergency electrician in your phone so that if disaster strikes at 3am, you have instant access to a helping hand.
Light switches, showers, circuit breakers, fuse boxes and much more are also regularly handled by electricians, contact one and feel free to ask as many questions as you want. Good advice form a good electrician is free of charge and helps you locate the right team for your electrical services.