When it comes to home repair, there are some problems you can most likely fix on your own with the right tools and know-how, and others that you should really leave to the professionals. In our experience here at Mister Sparky by Wise Electric Control Inc., outlet repair is a task that falls into the second category. We strongly encourage you NOT to try to repair a faulty outlet yourself, and to call our team of professional electricians to do it for you instead. In this article, we’ll go over some of the reasons why we make this recommendation.
- Safety- The most important reason to have an electrician handle your outlet repair needs, rather than attempt any DIY solutions, is safety. Electricity is dangerous, and a faulty outlet repair could leave you with a serious risk of electrical fires–not to mention the risk of serious injury if you get shocked. Our team has the right training and experience to work on these projects safely, which is why you should leave them to us.
- Save Time and Money- Another reason to hire an electrician for outlet repair is because it will save you time, and likely money as well. Our team has repaired countless outlets over the years, which means we know exactly how to get the job done and can do so as quickly as possible. In addition, we’ll get the job done right the first time, with no need to go back (or spend more) to correct mistakes from a botched attempt.
- Protect Your Appliances- A third reason to hire an electrician to handle outlet repair is because messing with your wiring can cause damage to your circuits, or the appliances connected to them, if the wiring is faulty or just old. Our team knows how to deal with temperamental wiring without letting it cause further problems.