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4 Things to Look for in an Electrician

You don’t have to look very hard to find electrician horror stories all over the internet. It’s evident that not all service providers offer the same level of commitment to quality work as others. Here are four things you should be on the lookout for when hiring an electrician to work on your home!

Licensed and Insured

You should always hire an electrician that is fully licensed and insured. The purpose of licenses and insurance is primarily to protect the rights of customers. Thus, if you hire an unlicensed or uninsured contractor, you are only risking causing yourself a financial burden. A license signifies that the technician working on your home or business has completed all of the necessary training, schooling and apprenticeships needed to be in that position. Insurance effectively serves as a safety net if an accident occurs on a worksite. Because of insurance, you won’t have to worry about any damages that occur as the result of an accident – it will all be covered.

Competitive Pricing

Naturally, none of us want to overspend for any goods or services we need. Getting a few quotes from different electricians and comparing the offers will make sure you’re getting the best value for the work. Don’t simply choose the lowest cost because it seems like the most attractive offer. Instead, be sure that all costs are laid out clearly upfront to keep the price from unexpectedly creeping up as the work is completed. 

Solid Recommendations

Struggling to find the ideal electrician? You could always ask around in your social circles to see if anyone has had any positive experiences with a local provider. If you come up empty, you could even reach out to prospective electricians to see whether they have any references you can contact. If they do, reaching out to said contacts is a great way to get a feel for the quality of service you can expect down the road. 

Friendliness and Experience

We all have stories about working with contractors who simply feel their expertise outshines our own needs and wishes. Instead, rely on reviews to sift out the unfriendly, unprofessional and inexperienced electricians and favor those who have experience working plenty of jobs just like yours with friendliness at the forefront of each of their customer interactions. 

Your Preferred Affordable, Reliable and Local Electrician

CK Electric is a veteran-owned and veteran-operated local electrician dedicated to high-quality service and customer satisfaction. For your convenience, we also offer evening and weekend appointments. For a free estimate, call 443.920.3078 or email

We look forward to helping make your home a safer, brighter place.