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Doing Electrical Work at Home?

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Doing Electrical Work at Home?

Electrical work can be done in a home by the homeowner, occupant or Licensed Electrical Contractor.

Homeowners/Occupants

Homeowners and occupants of a home in Ontario can do their own electrical work.  If you choose to do the work yourself, ensure it is done according to the Ontario Electrical Safety Code.

A Licensed Electrical Contractor 

Hire a Licensed Electrical Contractor (LEC). A Licensed Electrical Contractor understands the safety requirements associated with electrical installations.  It is best to leave to professionals who have the expertise, equipment and training to  install electrical wiring, new fixtures, or outlets, upgrade electrical panel boards and other similar projects.

What is the benefit to hire Licensed Electrical Contractor

All Licensed Electrical Contractors :

  • Are fully insured to protect customers
  • Are qualified to perform the type of electrical work required
  • Employ only certified electricians
  • Arrange electrical permits and inspections
  • Can provide a Certificate of Inspection

As a homeowner, make sure to always ask for a Certificate of Inspection when the electrical work is complete. This is important for resale and insurance purposes, as well as peace of mind. Only a Licensed Electrical Contractor can provide you with an ESA Certificate of Inspection, and it is confirmation that the electrical work done in your home was completed according to the Ontario Electrical Safety Code.

Please contact me for a free, no-obligation consultation. I’ll gladly provide the professional advice you need to make your project a pleasant and painless experience.

Contact me to schedule the free estimation of your home renovation electrical project today!

We provide electrical work in Toronto, Richmond Hill, Thornhill, Vaughan,  Maple , Mississauga, Oakville, Burlington and Hamilton areas.


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