5 Reasons You Should Use A Professional Electrician

As professional electricians, we take our work very seriously and it’s important that you do the same with the electrics in your home. There are many differences between trying to do electrical work yourself and employing a professional like us.

Here are 5 reasons you should always use a professional electrician to undertake the electrical work at your property.

Work completed correctly the first time

When someone does a job day in and day out then naturally you gain lots of experience and will be better at the job than those who don’t. Here at East Kent Electrical, we undertake electrical projects 365 days a year (OK, we may get Christmas off), but electrics are what we do and what we know.

A professional electrician due to their experience will get a job done quicker and more efficiently giving you complete peace of mind that the job will be done as it needs to be. Yes, it is going to cost you but better to spend a little money to get a job done safely and correctly.

Trained and qualified

To be a professional electrician there are several qualifications that you need to undertake to be able to complete the projects that we do. When hiring an electrician, you should always ask to see their qualifications so you can be assured of a professional job.

Not only that there is training we undertake to ensure that we are constantly up to date with all industry updates and changes. Ensuring we are qualified and developing is key to ensuring we always offer the highest quality of work.

Health and safety expertise

We all understand the importance of being on the right side of health and safety. Of course, any type of electrical work can be dangerous so ensuring the work is done safely has to be a priority.

Here at East Kent Electrical, we make your safety a priority and with ever-increasing health and safety challenges, it’s important to be fully aware of what the risks are. We will always ensure we are compliant with all relevant health and safety and offer any suggestions to you to ensure everything is as it should be.

Cost-effective solutions

As already mentioned when you hire a professional electrician it will cost you. However, when you do pay you now that the work will be completed as it needs to be. If you attempt to do the work yourself not only is safety a concern but often when attempting the work it can cause more problems. When this happens you can end up paying more than what you should have paid in the first place.

It’s also important not to leave electrical problems when you discover a fault. For example, if your electricity keeps tripping and you don’t deal with this quickly it can end up becoming a much bigger problem and therefore costing you more money. At this stage the sooner you can hire a professional electrician the better.

Solving problems

Often there is a certain amount of fault finding and troubleshooting that has to take place to determine what next steps need to be taken. Fault finding can be quite complex and we would always encourage that this is done by professionals. It naturally can be quite dangerous.


East Kent Electrical are electricians based in Thanet. We offer a full range of professional electrical services including lighting, rewiring and EICR. If you are looking for a local and friendly electrician, please contact us here.

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