Electrical Safety Addressed by Miami Electrician

blog_electricalsafetyNot all the jobs around your house are meant to be tackled by you or a couple of your friends. There are some jobs that are really too big, even though they may appear to be simple fixes. Taking care of superficial things like hanging a window shutter or repairing a leaky faucet are certainly jobs you can tackle on your own. Taking care of anything that involves electricity should be left to a trained, licensed Miami Electrician like those at Elcon Electric. There are simply too many things that can go wrong when you attempt to mess with electrical wiring if you are not trained. The following are three of the biggest risks you run when you attempt to do repair electrical items in your house.

1-Your personal safety is absolutely one of the most important risks. Electrical shock can be deadly. If you are not familiar with electrical wiring, grounding and other key components, you could end up shocking yourself.

2-Property damage is another costly and often devastating result of improper wiring. You could inadvertently connect wires wrong and end up shorting out a major appliance. The melting wires in the walls could spark and start a fire. You risk losing your entire home to an electrical fire. At the very least, you will be looking at money spent on replacement costs and potentially needing to hire an electrician in Miami to rewire your home the proper way.

3-Your homeowner’s insurance policy may be voided if you do the work yourself or hire somebody who is not licensed to do electrical work. If one of the devastating events from above happened, you could end up footing the entire bill, causing major financial loss.

Don’t risk your life or your home by trying to take care of electrical problems around the house. Give Elcon Electric a call today and let the professionals handle it.