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What questions should I ask before hiring an electrical contractor?

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  • Are You Licensed?
  • Are You Bonded?
  • Are You Insured?
  • Is Your Business Licensed?
  • Who Will Do the Work?
  • How Much Do You Charge by the Hour?
  • Do You Offer a Warranty?
  • Do You Have or Need a Permit?
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Does an electrician need to be licensed?

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Most states require electricians to receive training and obtain a license before working. When you view the license, ensure that it's up to date and that it's issued by your state. Trades such as HVAC, plumbing and electrical work require contractors to carefully install complicated systems that could be hazardous if they're installed incorrectly....Read More

Does an electrician need to be bonded?

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Being bonded means the professional has an intermediary that can pay for any damage caused to a property or foot the bill if the contractor fails to finish the job....Read More

Does an electrician need to be insured?

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Many states require contractors to carry some form of insurance along with their license. Insist that whomever you hire has the proper amount of insurance for the work you need done and call the insurer to check the policy. See that whom you hire for the job has liability and workers' compensation insurance so you don't pay for injuries or accidents caused by the company's work....Read More

Does an electrician need a business license?

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Both the electrician as well as the business he or she works for need licenses either issued by the state or local municipality....Read More