The Importance of Hiring a Professional Electrician for Your Home Remodeling Electrical Needs
Summer is the best time to do home remodeling. It is important that the electrical aspects of home remodeling also be given consideration.
It is important that a licensed electrician be hired to do all electrical work including electric wiring, rewiring, outlet installation especially in the areas where you use water like bathrooms, kitchen, laundry, etc. It is important that Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter outlets or GFCI outlets are installed in these areas of your house. Protecting your circuit breaker from shorting out is possible only with GFCI outlets installed in these locations. To prevent the risk of electric shock in places where water is a hazard, then this type of outlet should be installed. A GFCI outlet provides you with a localized circuit breaker right where the risk of shock is highest. This can prevent potential hazards like injury from electric shock, electric fires, and other dangers. Only the first outlet in a chain need to be a GFCI outlet. If you hire a professional electrician you are assured that your wirings are safely installed and all your outlets are up to code.
If you want to add a jetted tub to a new or existing bathroom, your should keep in mind some electrical considerations. The requirement for this jetted tub is at least one 15 amp GFCI circuit. IF there is a heater included then you need two GFCI circuits. There should also be a solid no. 8 copper ground wire running from the motor to all metal that is associated with the tub. If you want to make sure that the wiring is done safely and up to code, then you need to hire the expertise of a professional electrician to install this for you. Installing a jetted tub gives additional load and a professional electrician ensures that the circuit breaker can handle this load.
Recessed lighting can be installed in your home to upgrade its appearance. Recessed lights are hidden in the ceiling so that your line of sight is not interrupted by a hanging light fixture. Since there are no hanging fixtures, you will have a seemingly bigger and more open space. These recessed lights can only be installed by someone who has a knowledge of electrical wiring. This is the reason why you need to consult a professional electrician to make sure the lighting is installed and wired properly. Your existing light fixtures can be replaced with recessed alternatives or you can add new recessed lighting to brighten specific areas or accent important design elements. The mood of a room can greatly changed with creative lighting.