If you are a DIY enthusiast, you can most probably can handle most household repairs around the home. One thing that you should not attempt if you are not fully qualified is electrical work as this is extremely dangerous. If you do not know what you are doing then you risk creating further damage to your property or business premises and there is also the danger of harming yourself through electric shock which can be fatal.
A qualified electrician should be used if you are in need of a repair. This can be faulty wiring, power failure or you may need a full check up if you are renting the property out.
Finding qualified electrical contractors in your area should be simple enough if you follow that right steps. You cant just hire anyone as the person should be suitably trained and qualified. The should have a city and guilds and be verified by one of the governing bodies so you are sure that you have someone is fully capable of doing the job.
If you do not know someone personally, then you will have to start your search. The easiest way is to take your research online. When trying to find someone in your local area you should add your postcode or city that you are in.
As you will be aware, more than one website will appear and you will have to use your judgement to see which company or individual will suit your needs. You should look at the testimonial section of the site to read any references from past customers so you can see if the feedback is any good.
Another good way is to use a website like Trust a Trader for qualified and trusted tradespeople.
For more tips on finding a good trades person, you can watch the YouTube video below.