Hiring an Electrician, What You Need to Know

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    It can be remarkable to see the type of repairs and work we can do on our own homes. With a little hard work, determination, and plenty of DIY guidance, a great sense of accomplishment can be felt when you repair or build something for your home. There are, however, some instances where a professional needs to be called in. If you are looking for some of the following repairs to be done, seek an electrician in College Station from Malek Electrical.

    Why hire an electrician?

    While home repairs always have risks associated with them, the risks involved in electrical work can be very significant. Even the most careful homeowner could face injury with a mild electrical shock or worse. You could also accidentally burn the appliance or fixture you are trying to install. What’s more, wiring incorrectly may lead to issues immediately or down the line with fire being a risk. By hiring a professional electrician in College Station, you can be guaranteed that your job is done safely. 

    Additionally, electric work can be tricky if you have never done it before. The more complex the job, the more difficult knowing how to wire and work everything correctly becomes. By using the services at Malek Electrical and using one of our electricians, we have the expertise needed to do the job right.

    How to choose the right electrician

    In College Station, there are a number of electricians you could choose from. To make sure you are getting the best service, you need to make sure your electrician is licensed and bonded, had proof of liability insurance, and has a guarantee on their work that is consistent with the amount of work they are doing on your property. This guarantee should be at least a year.

    Once you filter through the field of electricians in College Station, you will want to make sure that you know ahead of time who is doing the work on-site and that work isn’t being contracted out to someone who may not be qualified. In addition to asking about the price of the work, you will want to check if the cost of permits is included in that amount, depending on the amount of work you need to do. Additional fair questions to ask your professional electrician include how time is charged (hourly vs project), if there is a minimum fee, and how emergency and after-hour calls are charged.

    At Malek Electrical, every technician is background checked, licensed, and committed to your safety. Our pricing is always given upfront and no job is complete until you are 100% satisfied with what is done. We are also available 24/7 for emergency calls as well.

    Can I simply do the work myself?

    Someone with a fair amount of handy skills can probably swap a ceiling fan or change a light switch. However, anything more, and even these tasks, are best done by a professional electrician. Malek Electrical has been working the Brazos Valley for more than 30 years and enjoys serving Bryan/College Station and the surrounding areas. We have the expertise to help repair or renovate your home and to get the job done right the first time so you can get back to your day-to-day life.

    To learn more about Malek Electrical, and to inquire about our electrical services, contact us today. We are ready to help you with all of your home repair needs. 

    December 18, 2020