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Why You Should Hire a Licensed Electrician

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The reason why hiring a licensed electrician is the safest way to go

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Why You Should Hire a Licensed Electrician

  1. 1. Why You Should Hire a Licensed Electrician
  2. 2. When it comes to…
  3. 3. When it comes to… … curb appeal
  4. 4. When it comes to… … curb appeal … safety
  5. 5. When it comes to… … curb appeal … safety … effective, long-term solutions:
  6. 6. When it comes to… … curb appeal … safety … effective, long-term solutions: Call a professional!
  7. 7. Don’t try this at home!
  8. 8. Don’t try this at home! Safety first!
  9. 9. Don’t try this at home! Safety first! #1 reason to enlist a licensed electrician.
  10. 10. Don’t try this at home! Safety first! #1 reason to enlist a licensed electrician. Avoid a fire and electrocution.
  11. 11. What will a licensed electrician guarantee?
  12. 12. What will a licensed electrician guarantee? Local safety codes
  13. 13. What will a licensed electrician guarantee? Local safety codes Local building codes
  14. 14. What will a licensed electrician guarantee? Local safety codes Local building codes House inspection
  15. 15. What will a licensed electrician guarantee? Local safety codes Local building codes House inspection Better safe than sorry!
  16. 16. Factors that affect safety
  17. 17. Factors that affect safety Age of appliance
  18. 18. Factors that affect safety Age of appliance Building codes
  19. 19. Factors that affect safety Age of appliance Building codes Age of wires and circuitry
  20. 20. Tips for electrical safety:
  21. 21. Tips for electrical safety: Call an electrician if:
  22. 22. Tips for electrical safety: Call an electrician if: Power outages frequently
  23. 23. Tips for electrical safety: Call an electrician if: Power outages frequently Smell burning wires
  24. 24. Tips for electrical safety: <ul><li>Call an electrician if: </li></ul><ul><li>Power outages frequently </li></ul><ul><li>Smell burning wires </li></ul><ul><li>Face plates </li></ul>
  25. 25. Tips for electrical safety: <ul><li>Call an electrician if: </li></ul><ul><li>Power outages frequently </li></ul><ul><li>Smell burning wires </li></ul><ul><li>Face plates </li></ul><ul><li>GFI protected </li></ul>
  26. 26. Tips for electrical safety: <ul><li>Call an electrician if: </li></ul><ul><li>Power outages frequently </li></ul><ul><li>Smell burning wires </li></ul><ul><li>Face plates </li></ul><ul><li>GFI protected </li></ul><ul><li>Never overload circuits or outlets </li></ul>
  27. 27. Tips for electrical safety: <ul><li>Call an electrician if: </li></ul><ul><li>Power outages frequently </li></ul><ul><li>Smell burning wires </li></ul><ul><li>Face plates </li></ul><ul><li>GFI protected </li></ul><ul><li>Never overload circuits or outlets </li></ul><ul><li>UL/ETL approved appliances </li></ul>
  28. 28. Tips for electrical safety: <ul><li>Call an electrician if: </li></ul><ul><li>Power outages frequently </li></ul><ul><li>Smell burning wires </li></ul><ul><li>Face plates </li></ul><ul><li>GFI protected </li></ul><ul><li>Never overload circuits or outlets </li></ul><ul><li>UL/ETL approved appliances </li></ul><ul><li>Unplug unused appliances </li></ul>
  29. 29. Tips for electrical safety: <ul><li>Call an electrician if: </li></ul><ul><li>Power outages frequently </li></ul><ul><li>Smell burning wires </li></ul><ul><li>Face plates </li></ul><ul><li>GFI protected </li></ul><ul><li>Never overload circuits or outlets </li></ul><ul><li>UL/ETL approved appliances </li></ul><ul><li>Unplug unused appliances </li></ul><ul><li>No liquids near electricity </li></ul>
  30. 30. Electricians must be:
  31. 31. Electricians must be: <ul><li>Re-certified </li></ul>
  32. 32. Electricians must be: <ul><li>Re-certified </li></ul><ul><li>Re-licensed </li></ul>
  33. 33. Electricians must be: <ul><li>Re-certified </li></ul><ul><li>Re-licensed </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledgeable about: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>new technologies </li></ul></ul>
  34. 34. Electricians must be: <ul><li>Re-certified </li></ul><ul><li>Re-licensed </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledgeable about: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>new technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>new products </li></ul></ul>
  35. 35. Electricians must be: <ul><li>Re-certified </li></ul><ul><li>Re-licensed </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledgeable about: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>new technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>new products </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>building codes </li></ul></ul>
  36. 36. Electricians must be: <ul><li>Re-certified </li></ul><ul><li>Re-licensed </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledgeable about: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>new technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>new products </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>building codes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Liability insurance </li></ul>
  37. 37. Electrika 6150 St Jacques Ouest Montreal, Quebec Canada H4A 2G4 (514) 768-7778 www.electrika.ca

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