Can I hire an unlicensed electrician?
Things may appear to be too good to be true, such as an electrician offering services for a quarter of the usual price. How can they manage to do it for so little when others can’t? It’s probably that he or she doesn’t have the appropriate license or general liability and workers compensation coverage. He or she is an unlicensed electrician, in other words.
An unlicensed electrician is a real hazard to your property and family. A license is given depending on skill, education, and experience. Without this license, you are not qualified to call yourself an “electrician” or provide electrical services. All Day Electrician recognizes that becoming an electrician takes hard work, and for good reason; there are numerous hazards associated with hiring a non-professional.
Although there are several unfavorable possibilities, the home’s wiring is the one where an unlicensed electrician can do the minimum amount of damage. A specialist may easily repair any mistakes. The worst-case scenario is that an electrical fire results from a shoddy electrical work. These fires are difficult to put out and may cause significant damage. An electrician’s work is not simple, and it’s unlikely that the money you saved by hiring this “electrician” will cover the cost of replacing your house.
An unlicensed electrician isn’t covered, so you’ll be responsible for any damage caused. Hiring someone who is not qualified may result in thousands of dollars in repair costs. A professional electrician will almost certainly have insurance in case of an accident, which is far less likely to occur with a competent company in the first place. Overall, you must ask yourself whether the risk is worth the gain here.
If an unlicensed electrician is killed on the job, a lawsuit might result. A competent contractor should have general liability insurance to cover any medical costs incurred as a result of their actions. In the end, you’ll be responsible for whatever costs are incurred as a result of the accident, which your homeowners’ insurance will have to reimburse. Costs will rise, and there is no assurance that you will be reimbursed for any of the damage.
How Do I Know If An Electrician is Licensed?
There are a few simple precautions you can take to ensure you’re dealing with a legitimate electrician. To begin, look for the license number on their identification card. A competent electrician will be delighted to provide it, and you may simply Google it to ensure that they are licensed to operate in your state. You can also request a copy of the electrician’s insurance certificate, which provides thorough information on the coverage and expirations of his policy.
All Day Electrician’s commitment to providing outstanding service and care for its clients has earned it a solid reputation among them. If you suspect that you’ve hired an incompetent electrician, or if you want to ensure that your power is handled by a real expert, call All Day Electrician now.