3 Questions for Your Electrician

So a professional electrician is on the way to take a look at the electrical wiring in your home or business. What should you be doing while they work? While there’s no rigid protocol in this situation, there are a few things you can consult your electrician about.


Here are 3 questions you can ask to fill the time as you learn a valuable thing or two! 


“What are some ways I can save money on my electric bill?”

Electricians are experts of energy. Your electrician should be able to offer expert advice on how to lower your utility bill and become more “green” in your energy usage. Even if solar panels aren’t in your budget, there are practical ways to make your home more cost-effective when it comes to utilities. For more practical and easy ways to save energy, check out this guide from our team. 



“Are they any safety concerns with our current electrical setup?”

Perhaps there’s a stray wire somewhere or a pesky flickering light. If you have an inquiry related to your electrical wiring, never be afraid to ask! Consult this guide from the Electrical Safety Foundation International and ask your electrician for a second opinion if anything alarming catches your eye. Your electrician should take your concerns seriously and be able to explain any issues in terms you can understand.



“How can I keep this from happening again?”

Has the electrician come to fix a critical issue? It may be helpful to ask for preventive measures for future reference. Your electrician should be able to help you plan and quote out any future projects. They should also be able to reference recent similar projects so that you know what to expect. You can learn more general information about electrical safety here on our blog.


An electrician is a professional who should be kind, courteous, knowledgeable, and eager to help. Do you have questions that weren’t answered here? Shoot us a message or give us a call! 



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