Do you have years of experience in the electrical field? If you don’t, then you should only hire a professional Chatsworth electrician to install an electrical outlet in your house.
Keep in mind that if you improperly install it, it can lead to poor wire connections that can be hazardous to your family’s safety. By hiring a professional electrician, you can be sure that the outlets are safe to use by your family.
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If your house has inadequate electrical outlets, then you need to add more. In this way, you can avoid relying on the extension cord.
Indeed, an extension cord can be a convenient way to supply power where you need it. However, it can be hazardous. That’s why you should only treat extension cords as a temporary solution for the lack of an outlet.
Then, ensure that the cords don’t exceed the power needs of the gadget or device you’re using.
However, if you plug in a lot of gadgets or appliances in one extension cord, then you should consider adding more electrical outlets.
Keep in mind that an estimated 4,000 injuries are being reported in hospital ERs. Most of the injuries involve sprains or lacerations because they trip over extension cords.
And an estimated 3,000 home fires are the result of using extension cords. In other words, too much reliance on extension cords can kill you or injure you.
By hiring a professional electrician, he can install additional power outlets in your house. He can also convert those that don’t have GFCIs.
They are ground fault circuit interrupters that are designed to power off. It is necessary especially if you have it in your bathroom where water frequently contacts with electricity.
An electrician can install a GFCI plug. It must be properly installed so as to avoid improper grounding that can lead to loss of power or fire.
Then, for extra outlets, the electrician will need to cut into the wall and replace some of the wirings there. You must never attempt to carry out this task on your own.
Apart from installing extra outlets, an electrician also installs outdoor outlets and lighting. The electrician will help you thread wiring to the outside part of your house. He will make sure that the wiring is grounded properly for the outdoors.
Installing extra outlets needs profound knowledge about electrical work. It doesn’t just require a screwdriver. You need to properly install them, else, it can lead to fires and injuries.
Although you can find some videos on YouTube on how to properly install an electrical outlet, err side of caution. That said, you must call or hire an electrician to do it for you. In that way, everything is properly installed so you can avoid those risks associated with it.
But don’t just call an electrician. Make sure that he is reputable and with years of experience. At Dales Valley, we only hire a professional electrician to perform the electrical tasks for our clients.
To schedule an appointment with our Chatsworth electrician, please call (818) 875-9003.