When the electrical projects that you do on your own fail, you need to call in an emergency electrician for assistance. Many homeowners opt to do their own electrical repairs, especially if it seems simple and basic enough. Some of those that they can easily are replacing light fixtures and electrical outlets.
Aside from these, however, some homeowners opt to do other electrical projects on their own. These include installations of electrical fixtures such as ceiling fans, electrical upgrades and major repairs. Their only assistance and support are the video tutorials and how-to’s available from the internet. Thus, their electrical repairs often end up as disasters. And if they do not have the right tools, they create more damage than actually resolve the problem.
Below is a list of the common DIY electrical projects where you may need a Myrtle Beach emergency electrician.
1. Light fixture repairs and replacement
Replacing and repairing light fixtures are basic and easy electrical projects most homeowners can safely do on their own. On the other hand, there are restrictions and limitations to the repairs and replacements that you can do. If your home has aluminum wiring, you should leave any repairs and replacements to electrical professionals. Otherwise, you need to have your electrical system upgraded to ensure you have the right types of wires that comply with your city and state codes and standards.
Aluminum wires are more vulnerable to causing electrical fires. Thus, they require certain skills and tools that only a certified and trained electrician has. You will know you have aluminum wires if your house was built in the 1970’s. If you are not sure when your house was built, have MB Electrician Pros conduct a complete inspection of your electrical system.
2. Kitchen light upgrades
Kitchen lights often need frequent replacements because they are the most commonly used lighting fixtures in the house. Although replacing them may seem simple enough, many homeowners still need professional assistance from an emergency electrician in Myrtle Beach. The primary reason for their need for assistance is because installing new kitchen lights require certain strategies depending on the type of kitchen lights that you will be installing.
3. Wire damage caused by hanging pictures on the wall
Hanging pictures or paintings on walls may often cause damage to wires placed behind your walls, especially if you do not know how your wiring is set up behind your walls. Also, there are certain steps and rules to follow on how you can safely make holes on your walls, ensuring you will not hit any wires. For more information on these, inquire with your local electrician before you hang your pictures on your wall.
4. Ceiling fan installation
There are ceiling fans that can be installed easily and simply. On the other hand, it is highly recommended that you have professionals install your ceiling fan to avoid any accidents. Keep in mind that a ceiling fan that is not installed properly and efficiently often ends up in accidents, such as falling ceiling fans or electrical shortages. As a result, you damage your newly acquired ceiling fan, damage your ceiling, and waste your time and money.
Before you attempt any electrical repairs on your own, be sure to inquire with MB Electrician Pros for emergency electrician assistance.
MB Electrician Pros
5335 N. Kings Hwy #211
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577