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  • Advice from home experts
  • The latest trends and home innovations
  • Tips to stay safe while you work
  • Help finding a Licensed Electrical Contractor

Did You Know?

By law, anyone you hire to do electrical work in your home must be a Licensed Electrical Contractor.

A Licensed Electrical Contractor helps ensure that the work is done right. Check out our guide to what you need to know.

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4 Questions to Ask a Licensed Electrical Contractor

Be sure you’re getting what you paid for.

When you are looking to hire a Licensed Electrical Contractor, ask these questions before you sign on the dotted line.

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What is your ECRA/ESA licence number?
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Will you provide me with a written cost estimate including electrical permit fees?
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Will you provide me with three references for projects you’ve completed that are similar to mine?
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Will you give me a certificate of inspection when the work is complete?

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LIGHT IT UP
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BEHIND THE WALLS
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Just a little preparation can help your renovations go off without a hitch. Follow this handy guide that’ll help you prevent any complications with a bit of planning.

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ARE YOU USING THE RIGHT OUTLET?
Different types of outlets are designed for different electrical needs and spaces in your home. Keep your family safe by using the right ones in the right places.

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