Calmly identify the problem. Take steps to eliminate the safety risks like turning off devices, unplugging, and turning off the breaker. if you don’t know how to fix the problem or lack confidence in the task call a professional. Safety is the most important thing to you and to your electrician. lets go over a few electrical don’ts together.
Don’t Ignore Safety
Electricity is extremely dangerous. Lack of safety equipment or knowledge of safe practices could cause damage or injury. Always use electrical grade tools, ladders, and personal protective equipment (PPE). Make sure the wires are not live before putting any tools near your work area.
Don’t Use Unaccredited Equipment
Products in Canada recognized by the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) and Underwriters’ and Laboratories of Canada (ULC) are deemed safe to use. Beware of international products that do not contain a CSA or ULC sticker.
Don’t Be Afraid To Ask For Help
Have an electrician friend or family member? Knowledge is an asset and in the case of electricity, every bit helps. If you don’t know what to do ask a friend, family member, or professional for help.
Don’t stress about it
All jobs can be done, if not by you, then by an electrician who will ensure the safe operation of your electrical system. Call or contact us with the link below to have an electrician come identify and solve your electrical issue.
Tackling your electrical problems can be scary. However, with the right knowledge you can put your mind at ease. We hope our electrical don’ts help you stay positive about your electrical issues. click below for more info or to book an electrician for a quote.