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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.

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