Considering an Electrician for Your Home Remodeling
If you have plans of remodeling your home, the best time to do it is during the summer. One thing that you should never forget is planning what you will need from an electrical point of view.
You should consider hiring a licensed electrician to do electric wiring, rewiring, or outlet installation work for you especially if you are changing electric outlets in location where water may be present like in your kitchens, bathrooms, laundry rooms, etc. Areas where water is present need Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters of GFCI outlets. GFCI outlets are designed to give the circuit breaker in your home protection from shorting out. This type of outlet is important where water can be a potential hazard because it prevents the risk of electric shock. There is a localized circuit breaker for GFCI outlets and this is located right where there is a high risk of shock. Potential hazards like injury from electric shock, electric fires, and other dangers are prevented by this installation design. If you have a chain of outlets, the first of these should be a GFCI outlet. A professional electrician can help you plan and install safe wiring and outlets that are up to code.
Adding a jetted tube to a new or existing bathroom will need some considerations. You will need at least one dedicated 15 amp GFCI circuit. IF there is a heater included then you need two GFCI circuits. There should also be a solid no. 8 copper ground wire running from the motor to all metal that is associated with the tub. If you want to make sure that the wiring is done safely and up to code, then you need to hire the expertise of a professional electrician to install this for you. Installing a jetted tub gives additional load and a professional electrician ensures that the circuit breaker can handle this load.
You will be able to enhance the appearance of your home through recessed lighting. It is great to have recessed lighting since it is hidden in the ceiling and your line of sight is not blocked by a hanging light fixture. With recessed lighting, you space will look bigger and more open since there are no lighting fixtures blocking your view. However, you need knowledge of electrical wiring to be able to install these lights. A professional is the only one who is qualified to install and wire your recessed lighting fixtures. Your existing light fixtures can be replaced with recessed alternatives or you can add new recessed lighting to brighten specific areas or accent important design elements. You can change the mood in a room with creative lighting.