Now that the weather has taken a cold turn, most of the DIY projects that homeowners are completing are geared towards remodeling the inside of their property. And while many DIY projects that you do at home are fairly simple, an electrical project is much more complex and often requires professional assistance.
Now, that’s not to say that you aren’t capable of such a task, but the risk of making an electrical mistake in your home should be enough to convince you to call in for help. If you’re trying to perform a DIY electrical project in your home, consider seeking quality residential electrical services to ensure the job is done properly — and safely.
Learn more below about what a home electrician like Wire Me Electric can do for your next remodeling project.
When it comes to DIY remodeling of your home, some tasks are going to be pretty straightforward, however, electrical undertakings are not one of them. While you may be eager to jump right into replacing your old kitchen appliances or installing under-cabinet lighting in those dimly lit areas, consider the risks and what your experience really allows you to do.
Licensed electricians are not only professionally trained to handle a variety of home electrical services, but they also have the experience and expertise to effectively problem-solve in the event that something does go awry. A residential electrician can assist with all of your remodeling needs from smart home integration to LED upgrades and more.
With several smart home systems such as Amazon’s Alexa and the Lutron Smart Home Control becoming so popular, many families are beginning to integrate such updates into their own homes for greater convenience. However, transforming your traditional home into a smart home is no easy task. There are many components within your home that will need to be integrated into this new system which is not only confusing but also takes time.
A custom smart home electrician can provide you with custom lighting solutions, unique home automations, and a smart house wiring system that works seamlessly with your home’s current features.
One of the most common additions made during a kitchen remodel is under-cabinet lighting. Installing lights directly underneath your cabinetry provides some much-needed brightness to the countertops which is necessary for safe and accurate food preparation as well as any other tasks you may complete in your kitchen. To properly install such a lighting system, and to ensure there are no stray wires visible or in the way, leave this to a qualified electrician.
The same goes for other kitchen updates such as swapping out old appliances for upgraded models. Professional electrical services will check to make sure that new circuits are installed to be compatible with your refrigerator, microwave, oven/stovetop, and whatever else you’re updating.
Your home’s electrical panel houses the circuit breaker which is responsible for protecting all of your home’s electrical circuits from being damaged by an overload of power. It’s typical that your outdated appliances and features were used to running at lower energy levels thus requiring a less powerful electrical source.
When updating these features, it’s common that your electrical panel will also need to be updated in order to accommodate the increased usage of electricity. Something as important as your entire home’s electrical system should be left in the trustworthy hands of expert home electricians.
Installing a new wiring system requires some serious planning and preparation. Not only does the electrical system need to be set up to satisfy the current needs of your home, but it should be adaptable for future needs as well. See what residential electrical services are available for new wiring installations below.
A new construction electrical project involves several components within your home that may be necessary for it to function properly. Because of this, whenever you’re attempting a new construction project such as building an additional room onto your home, it’s crucial that you enlist the help of a knowledgeable electrician.
They’ll be sure to connect every feature of your home according to the appropriate electrical circuit and ensure your electrical system is functioning optimally.
Installing new overhead lighting can be challenging, especially if your home isn’t already set up for it. Some homes in Nevada will have wiring installed in the ceiling for fixed fans or lights, but they aren’t always present. Sometimes, a hole needs to be drilled into the ceiling and the wiring will need to be manually installed for the first time. It’s best to leave electrical tasks like this to an expert home electrician like those at Wire Me Electric.
Our expert staff and residential electricians in Reno and Tahoe are always fully prepared to provide quality electrical services for all residential sites. Whether it be for high-end custom homes, remodels, smart homes, or new construction homes, a qualified home electrician will be there for you. Connect with Wire Me Electric to begin your remodeling project!