Choosing the Right Electrician
The task of finding an Electrician is a fairly simple one. Look in the Yellow Pages or load up your search engine and you're likely to be faced with
hundreds, if not thousands of choices.
Of course, if your eyebrows are singed and you've just been shot three feet across the living room by the power of a household plug, you will probably
go for the first one you see - or at least the
Electrician in Leeds that will come soonest!
If, however, you've got some important but none life threatening electrical problems in the home or you would like to make some electrical home
improvements, you really ought to be asking yourself and your potential employee some fairly pressing questions.
It can be a bit of a minefield when looking for a good reliable tradesman. There are dozens of different companies offering qualifications to electricians
and of course some are more reputable than others. The best bet is to ask to see official documentation, take note, and do some research on the
company offering the qualification. Be sure that your electrician is an accredited member of the NICEIC, as this will provide you with a warranty for any
work completed. Any work done without this assurance can potentially affect any potential sale of your house and any insurances that cover your
When you're inviting someone into your home, it's nice to know that someone else has employed them and been happy with the service they have
received. Ask for positive references from the local area for work carried out in the last few months.
3. Their interpretation of the work required.
It's very important to make sure the Electrician understands what you are actually asking for. Someone who throws technical terms at you without
spelling out that they understand exactly what you are asking them to do might not be the right person for the job. A good way to approach this is to
ask what they believe is necessary to resolve your situation. Make sure you understand what they are sugge