There are many home improvements that can qualify as do-it-yourself (DIY) projects but they should not include residential electrical wiring, unless of course you are a licensed electrician. If that is the case, you are well-qualified to do your home wiring at anytime. If you are like most people who need to read a manual before you can even accomplish a simple electrical set-up, then you must get the services of an electrical residential wiring expert.
Electrical wiring is required by almost all homes so that those who live there can enjoy the comforts brought by electricity. Gone are the days when men can survive without electricity. Even the simplest homes need electricity to make life easier for them, which makes residential electrical wiring a necessity. Countries may have different electrical codes but the principles of installing residential electrical wiring remains the same the world over. Just remember that for compliance purposes, you need a licensed electrician to make sure that your electrical residential wiring follows the electrical codes in British Columbia.
We at Absolutely Electrical are professional electricians who can provide you with electrical installations that are compliant with the new code. Your safety is a primary concern so we make sure that all your residential electrical wiring can protect you from fire hazards and electrical shocks. It is important that you choose an experienced electrician who can install your electrical wires following technical and legal standards to ensure the safety of your property and your family. If your home is insured, then there are more reasons for you to coordinate with a reputable electrician who will make sure that your electrical set-up is compliant with the standards provided by your insurance company. This will make sure that in case of fire, you will be able to claim your insurance. Once again, homes that follow proper electrical residential wiring are less susceptible to fire accidents.
Electrical codes, which are crafted by the Canadian Standards Association, provide the basic principles of safety and protection when it comes to residential electrical wiring and we abide by these standards at all times. You are thus assured that when you call on us to provide your residential electrical wiring, that it will always be compliant with the updated Codes. Canadian laws are stringent when it comes to electric connections so make sure that your electrical residential wiring is compliant with the Canadian Electric Code at all times, whether you are building a new home, repairing an old home, or simply upgrading your electrical wires.
If you do not have basic residential electrical wiring knowledge and experience, then the Code requires that you get a qualified electrician to get your permit for you. Even if you have some basic wiring skills, you will still need the services of a certified electrician when you are installing a more complicated residential electrical wiring project.
Failure to comply with the provisions of the Code, or trying to install a complicated electrical project that can prove hazardous to you and other people can be the basis for the cancellation of your electric permit. If you do not want a delay in your electrical residential wiring projects, then better allow the experts to do the job for you.
If you have made Canada your new home then we can help you set up the proper electrical wires for your home. While there is an ongoing harmonization process between the Canadian and US electric standards, there are still technical differences. So in case of doubt, call on us because we are ready to assist you every step of the way to make sure that you get the appropriate electrical residential wiring. Of course, you can always save on the cost of hiring an electrician when you decipher your own electrical connections. But that is on the presumption that you get it right the first time. There is also the question of safety when it comes to DIY electric wires. Electricity is a very complicated matter especially when you are not properly trained for electric installation projects.
If you want your residential electrical wiring to be safe and cost effective, then the best decision you can make is to call an experienced electricians like us who will make sure that you can operate all your electrical appliances without fear and that you can sleep peacefully at night, knowing that your power plugs and electric outlets are in the right places.
If you are living within British Columbia particularly in the Shawnigan Lake areas, or in Sooke, Sidney, Langford, Victoria or Cowichan Valley, then you can always rely on Absolutely Electrical for your electrical connections. Call us at 250-704-6808