Why Licensed Electricians Are the Only People You Should Allow to Work on Your Home

One of the most dangerous do-it-yourself projects that you could do but should not do is handle your electrical issues on your own. It’s not your typical home crafting project that consist of painting and laying carpet. There are many reasons why you should only hire a licensed electrician to do your electrical work at either your home or place of business. While there are endless reasons that only a professional should be trusted with this task, here are some key points as to why only a licensed professional should be assigned to handle such a dangerous job.


Electrical projects are never an issue that should be tackled by anyone other than a professional. Safety comes into play for numerous reasons when dealing with electricity. There is of course the safety of performing the task correctly, leaving room for no error and allowing the electrician to remain unharmed.

The licensed electricians are trained to perform tasks at their best interests, with the proper tools and with the proper techniques. They know how to approach each electrical issue and how to execute solving the problem.


Another aspect of safety is the proper execution of the project and the successful completion of the task. Nonprofessionals might do a job that is a short-term fix, but in the long run, it could lead to more severe issues.

Electrical fixes that are done incorrectly could lead to the worst case scenario – a fire. Whether it is a residential or business related matter, the loss due to a fire is a hard thing to recover from, especially when knowing it could have been prevented.

Cost Effective

OK, we know what you’re thinking – how is hiring a professional service cost effective? This is a multi-faceted answer. First, having a professional do it right the first time will save you the expenses of having a do-it-yourself job go bad, making the situation worse, then having the electrician have to fix it from there. At that point, you would have wasted your money on the DIY project, the damages and the electrician. What a waste!

Another reason to hire a licensed electrician is the long-term savings. Having a project done right will allow the fix to last for a long time. It cuts down on the chances of having future complications and having to refix the same issue consistently.


There is already reassurance in knowing that you have true professionals working with you. But you can also find comfort in knowing that during any inspections and work that is done to your home or business, everything is covered and insured. Electrical projects can be dangerous even for the most knowledgeable electricians.

No one ever wants to think that anything bad can occur. But the harsh reality is that there can be an accident that of course wasn’t expected and now you’re left to deal with.

Whether there is unintentional damage done to your home or an injury occurs while the electricians are working on your electrical issues, licensed electricians are covered under their insurance. That leaves one less headache to deal with and one less thing to worry about.

If you’re in need of a licensed electrician for your electrical issues, My Electrician, Inc. services residential and commercial locations in Florida from the Treasure Coast and Palm Beaches from Vero Beach down to West Palm Beach. With over 17 years in business, these experienced electricians are available for your emergencies 24/7.