7 Things to Consider Before Hiring a Quality Commercial Electrician

If you run a business or own a commercial property, you know how important it is to hire high-quality professionals who get the job done right the first time. This is the same for any type of business or commercial property, whether it’s dealing with plumbing, IT, or wiring and electricity

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The Benefits of Hiring a Professional Electrician for Your Austin Home

The typical home in Texas has wiring that stretches from top to bottom. We have grown to rely on electricity for almost every need imaginable. From cooking to entertainment to lighting our way at night, electricity makes almost every modern day amenity possible.

But what happens when all that which makes your home work suddenly fails? You call an electrician to get the job done right.

Here are the benefits of hiring an electrician for your Austin home.

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Many Central Texas Homes Don’t Meet Minimum Electrical Code Standards

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The National Electric Code is a group of standards established by the National Fire Protection Association regarding safe electrical installation, wiring, and equipment in homes, commercial buildings, and other areas. The code, which is updated every three years, was developed to prevent electrical fires, electrical shocks, and other unsafe issues. The code is more than a restrictive document, however – it is also an instructive one.

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Electrical Safety in Austin TX

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May is National Electrical Safety Month. To mark this occasion, we’re providing our readers with a checklist of ideas you can use to help protect your family and property. Whether you reside here in the Austin TX area or somewhere else, these ideas can help you.  Electricity continues to be a safe and reliable form of energy that we use virtually every minute of every to make our lives easier. But it’s easy for us to take electricity for granted, and overlook the fact that it can be dangerous in not used properly. Be sure to check out the blog for another great article, Our Safety Inspections: A Point-By-Point Explanation. Here are some things you can do to better ensure a high level of electrical safety in your home:

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Our Safety Inspections: A Point-by-Point Explanation

We offer complimentary safety inspections with every service call.  They are done after your service is complete, taking approximately 15 minutes, and for no additional charge.  The points on the inspection are based on the current guidelines in the National Electrical Code, as well as common-sense pointers from our master electricians (with close to 70 years combined experience).

Safety is our top concern when servicing your home.  As codes and local ordinances change, we will help you keep updated on what the requirements are to ensure you are up-to-date.

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Electrical Repairs for Landlords

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Owning rental property isn’t always a money maker. Especially when you factor in paying someone for basic repairs and updates. You might think it’ll be fine to just to do some by yourself, like installing a new ceiling light or updating an outlet. After all, there are tons of How-To’s on the internet, right? And think of the money you’ll save.

Think again.

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Why You Should Replace Aluminum Wiring

Please Note: We offer this article for informational purposes only. Jackson Electric provides a variety of services for your electrical needs; however due to liability reasons, and as part of company policy, we do not work on lighting, switches, outlets or branch circuits that are wired in aluminum or copper-clad aluminum in branch circuits as described below. We also do not install COP-ALUM fixtures.  These issues are costly and dangerous to repair, and require much higher levels of maintenance. There are several companies in the Austin area that choose to handle aluminum wiring.

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