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What Bad Electrical Wiring Can Cost You

By April 13, 2018 No Comments

When it comes to electrical wiring, it’s important to call an electrician you can trust to get the job done. Unqualified electricians may sometimes offer lower rates, faster service times, and a winning smile – but those are often at the expense of safety and quality.

Here are some important things to remember before you put your faith in a dodgy wiring job:

More Expensive in the Long Run

The old mantra is very true when it comes to electrical work – you get what you pay for. Bargain-bin electricians may seem like a great idea when you’re working to a tight budget but, ultimately, shoddy workmanship becomes even more expensive down the line.

How so?

Well, the cost of repairs and rewiring when your electrical setup goes belly-up can often surpass the initial cost – especially if there’s residual damage to your home. The worse the wiring job, the higher the chances are that it will need an overhaul in the future.

Good Electrical Wiring Saves Lives

This may sound dramatic, but it’s true. A bad wiring job can result in serious risks to yours and your family’s health. It doesn’t take much to shock the life out of someone and there are countless examples where faulty wiring has been the leading cause in creating house fires.

It can’t be stressed enough that wiring needs more than a rush job. Trusting expert electricians isn’t just about making your toaster work effectively, it’s about keeping you safe in your own home.

Bad Wiring = Higher Electrical Bills

Faulty wiring is one of the main reasons for unnecessarily high electrical bills. They can cause power surges and have your appliances use more electricity than they need too.

If your bill is seeming unusually high, give Lloyd Electrical a call and we’ll be able to deduce whether bad wiring is the cause.

Your Put Your Home At Risk

As mentioned already, bad wiring can cause fires within your home as well as, on a smaller scale, damage walls, appliances, and more. It’s just not worth the risking losing everything by saving a few bucks on bad electrical work.