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Featured Pros for Electrician

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We Fix And Upkeep
Electrician in London, CR4 4EG
London Energy Surveys Ltd
Electrician in Woodford Green, IG8 8RL
Vision Con Ltd
Electrician in London, HA8 0TD
0800 Group Multi Trade Specialist
Electrician in Glasgow, G2 4JR
Miglen Kolev
Electrician in London, SW9 0BN
Bob The Handyman
Electrician in Barking, IG11 7XF
Bison Electrical
Electrician in London, N4 3AP
Electrician in Croydon, CR0 4WF
Neil Osborne Electrical
Electrician in Braintree, CM7 5RG
Intergrated Fire And Security Services Ltd
Electrician in Crawley, RH10 7GL
Electrician in Enfield, EN3 6HW
Sam Handy
Electrician in London, N22 8JR

Latest Electrician Reviews

E & J Construction Group
7 Dec 2017
Edie and his partner did a really good job. They came early and finished the job in one day. All pricing was clear when I was presented with the bill of materials too. I highly recommend them
Bkw Electrical Ltd
29 Nov 2017
Ali was very efficient, friendly and got the job very quickly.
22 Nov 2017
quick efficient and flexible
Foundations Up Construction Ltd
14 Nov 2017
A very good service from quote to completion of the job. Will use again if the need arises.

Finding an electrician

An electrician is a qualified specialist in all things electrical to do with an average home, whether it be changing a light switch, rewiring an appliance or repairing an electrical fault. Finding a well qualified electrician that you can also trust to do your job well can be tough, but Plentific can take the time and stress out of your search. The Plentific website can quickly generate a contact list of the best electricians in your local area, each of which will have a Plentific profile displaying their qualifications, customer reviews and past projects. Finally, each and every job booked via Plentific will also be covered by the Plentific Guarantee.

What do you need to know about finding a local electrician?

Electrical work goes beyond the DIY spectrum and therefore it’s essential a professional is contracted. A way of measuring the credibility of an electrician is to ascertain whether they are registered with a government-endorsed competent person’s scheme. The website Electrical Safety First provides a search tool to verify this – accreditation can be with NAPIT, NICEIC or ELECSA.

When you are trying to find the best local electrician always ask to see proof of your electrician’s qualifications. Those working in England and Wales must comply with Part P building regulations. Furthermore, in order to protect yourself and your home, ensure that your electrician has the paperwork confirming that they have public liability insurance and a warranty police - should anything go wrong.

You also need to find an electrician who specialises in the projects you need doing – is the work focussing on installing, maintaining or troubleshooting the wiring in your home? Planning is key when hiring an electrician as part of a larger project, such as a renovation. Electricians will work from plans generated by a designer or architect – these plans will show locations and fixture types for outlets and switches and will need to be supplied to your electrician.

Plentific also recommends obtaining quotations from at least three separate electricians in order to gain some clarity of the market rate.

Once you have your quotations, ask to obtain references from previous customers. Electricians can often receive work through word of mouth but this is not a guarantee of the quality of their work.

What does an electrician do?

Electricians can carry out safety tests, installations and maintenance on your home’s electrical system. This includes assembling, installing, test, and maintaining electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures as well as using hand tools and power tools. An electrician can also diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem. In terms of testing, they can also assess the continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures,

How much does it cost to hire an electrician?

Most electricians charge by the hour and they will invoice you for the number of hours they predict the task to take. There are flat-rates for electrical safety tests but there will be additional charges, should there be an out-of-hours call or an unforeseen problem in the project that requires extra time and expertise.

Latest Electrician Jobs Posted

Luiz K.
I need to change the Ceiling track set.
Need two Dimplex Monterey MFP150 1.5kW Electric Panel Heater Radiator IPX4 installed - one in bedroom, one in living room. Wiring will have to be chased from plug sockets that are approx 1m-1.5m away.
I have x5 light fixtures, which take 4 pin G24Q light bulbs and have stopped working (One fixture works but
I am unable to turn it off using the light switch). I also have a downlight in my bathroom where the wiring has melted, the fixture still works but seems unsafe.
two of the rooms in the house are without power
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