Busted! Don’t Believe This Electrical Myth!

Author: High Park Electrical | | Categories: Commercial Electrical Contractor , Electrical Contractor , Residential Electrical Contractor


As “Do-It-Yourself” projects are booming due to online tutorials and TV shows, many people feel encouraged to attempt home improvement projects by themselves. Moreover, with the success of previous DIY projects, these DIYers believe that the same approach can be applied when dealing with all kinds of projects around the house, including electrical work or repairs.

However, there are several hazardous associated with electrical jobs, and if done incorrectly, it can lead to injuries and even fatalities. As a licensed electrical contractor company, High Park Electrical intends to guide and offer you the truth behind DIY electrical work and how unsafe and dangerous it can be if you carry it out by yourself. Keep reading to see where things could go wrong and why people believe that DIY electrical work is safe to perform.

Myth: Anyone can do their electrical work

When attempting to fix an electrical issue by yourself, you must keep in mind that there is an increased probability of a potential electrical shock, fire hazards, and other extremely dangerous situations when working around electricity.

Although you don’t need a license to repair or fix your own home’s minor electrical issues or appliances, it is best to hire a trained and certified professional. If you don’t have the right expertise and experience when dealing with electrical problems, you could put yourself in harm’s way. Professional electricians who are adept at executing safe and cost-effective electrical work will reduce the chances of hazards. These experts have the appropriate knowledge, skills, and understanding to carry out all types of electrical jobs. Moreover, their work meets the safety standards set by the State, and in the event of injuries, their insurance coverage will offer protection.

If you’re looking to steer clear of more electrical myths like this, reach out to High Park Electrical. As a leading electrical contractor in Etobicoke, Toronto, we are committed to providing you with the highest quality electrical services at an affordable price. Our services include electrical wiring or rewiring, knob, tube wiring removal and replacement, new construction lighting, and electrical troubleshooting. We offer all of these services to clients across Etobicoke, Vaughan, Markham, Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton, Oakville, and the surrounding areas.

For a complete list of our services, please click here. If you have any questions about our electrical work, we’d love to hear from you. Please contact us here.

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