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4 Signs You May Need an Electrician


Your home's electrical system is one of the most extensive and essential systems in your home. This is why it's crucial that electrical work is never put off. Having your electrical work done professionally and in a timely manner will ensure that your home stays safe and functional. Here are a few signs that you may need to call a local electrician.

1. Flickering Lights

A flickering light can sometimes mean the lightbulb is about to go out, but it might also mean you need electrical work done if several of your lights routinely flicker. Flickering lights can be an indicator that your home's energy load is too great for the current circuitry. This can create a dangerous situation that will need professional attention. Other causes of flickering lights include a shortage in your wiring somewhere. Either of these situations requires immediate repair.

2. You've Bought an Older Home

Older homes were not constructed to handle the amount of electrical loads that modern families require. If you've purchased an older home, you should contact a local electrician about having the wiring updated. This will ensure that you and your family can operate all of your devices and appliances without danger.

3. You've Bought an Electric Vehicle

Electric vehicles are growing in popularity, and many people appreciate the fact that you can charge an electric vehicle from the comfort of your home. However, it might be necessary to have your home updated to accommodate the charging station. You can talk with a local electrician concerning what changes would need to be made to your home to begin charging your EV.

4. You're Building an Addition

If you are undertaking the construction of an addition to your home, you'll need the assistance of a professional electrician. When you obtain your building permits, you'll be required to get an electrician to do these types of services. This is required to ensure that the homes in the area are built to code and that you are also safe.

Electrical work can be dangerous if you're not an electrician yourself, and you never want to attempt to DIY an electrical project. You could injure yourself (or worse). According to Zippia, the average age of an electrical worker in the U.S. is 50 years old, and they have years of experience handling electrical systems. If you're in need of a professional and experienced electrician, our team at Indeed Electric can help. Contact us today to get started.


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