5 Services an Electrician Can Perform During a Home Renovation Project

6 April 2015
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Are you in the process of renovating your home, but there are a bunch of electrical related tasks that you cannot complete? Then you can hire an electrician to complete it for you. There is no point in risking a poor wiring job because the finished system might not work as designed, or you might complete the wiring incorrectly which could result in an electrical fire.

To find out the type of home features that an electrician can help you install during a home renovation project read on.

1. Underfloor heating: To enjoy warm floors you can hire an electrician to install underfloor heating for you. However, some electrical services will only install the heating units onto the subfloor once the flooring has been removed. Therefore, make sure that the flooring has been taken apart before the electrician arrives at your home.

2. CCTV system: If you are concerned with the safety of your home then you can have a CCTV system installed. When hiring an electrician to do it for you consider where you want the video output to be. For maximum flexibility choose a setup where the live video streams of the CCTV can be viewed from any screen in the house, which includes computer and television screens.

3. Solar panels: If you are replacing the lighting in your home during the renovation project then you could ask for solar lighting to be installed. This would involve the installation of solar panels on the roof of the home, and then wiring will be run from those panels to your lighting fixtures. The more lighting fixtures that you have receiving electrical energy from the solar panels the cheaper your electricity bills will be.

4. Entertainment systems: If you have a limited amount of space in your rooms then you should consider having your entertainment unit built into the interior of your home. This can take a variety of forms, one of which is having speakers built into the walls. The wiring would be run through the walls so that they don't detract from the look of your interior décor.

5. Air conditioning units: if you need an air conditioning system installed then the units will need to be connected to a power source. You can choose the layout of the air conditioning system yourself if you want, but a local electrical contractor should run the wiring for your design.