A residential electrician is a professional who handles all the electrical work and needs in a home setting. They will also handle repairs and troubleshooting work. They will also participate in the planning of a new house in terms of the electrical systems to be installed in it. They are thus the right people to leave the work of correct placement of lighting fixtures, ventilation systems, heating and air conditioning, and electrical outlets. They will also see to it that there is a temporary power supply in the construction of a new house. They also offer consultancy services during the installation of different residential electrical systems and circuit breaker boxes.
AS a new house is being made, or as an older one is being renovated, they will handle the installation of the electrical systems and wiring. They are also in charge of ensuring all the municipal codes are strictly adhered to in such work. They will make sure there are proper wiring protection measures and running conduit. These residential electricians also know how to read and follow blueprints. This ensures that their work does not contradict or clash with the plans an architect had with the house being constructed. They will also ensure that the power coming into a house does so safely, through a circuit breaker that shall allow its flow through the house.
Their job encompasses not just the availing of a perfectly working and balanced electrical system, but they will also be the people you turn to when the system starts to malfunction. They shall come in to investigate, then repair, update or replace whatever is at fault, after you have given them the permission. If for example you have recently acquired an appliance that has a higher power rating than what your current outlets can provide, you will have to call them in to do the upgrading or replacement work for you. Such a change is delicate, and has to be done by a qualified person.
You also need their services when your circuit breaker keeps going of all the time. IT becomes a concern when nothing electrical changes in your house yet it keeps tripping. They will thus come in to troubleshoot the problem. There are many reason for such an occurrence, such as a faulty circuit breaker of faulty wiring. They shall then come in to establish the correct reasons and offer a solution.
You need to look at their certification when you hire them. You need to confirm if they are bonded and insured.