Many homeowners are not aware of the services an experienced electrical contractor can provide when it comes to decorative upgrades for interior and exterior lighting. A trained electrician from Piper Electric Co., Inc. can survey your house and make lighting recommendations.
Are you thinking about remodeling or updating a room in your home? Maybe you have a new deck that needs lighting for safely navigating stairs at night, or a front porch that could use more light for security reasons.
21 Jan 2014
Whether it has to do with a simple home improvement or a more in-depth renovation, a permit for electrical work is required to obtain permission from the governing authority to go forward with the project. Permit pulling—requesting a permit from a governing authority, which could be State, County or City —can be challenging for homeowners who are not familiar with electrical plans. but the process of pulling permits for electrical work is fairly straightforward if you understand and meet all requirements for electrical contractors.
Each city, county and state can have varied building codes, so it is important to use a professional who is versed in navigating this process. Permit pulling requires first submitting an official application that includes a schematic of what electrical work is going to be done. There will be a permit fee involved to cover the application cost, the review and the inspection. Once a plan is approved, a permit will be issued, and work can begin.
When it comes to the safety of your family and your treasured assets, you should handle the details with a great deal of care. Something as simple as ensuring your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors are working properly can be a life saving decision. It is suggested that batteries in these devises are changed twice a year, when the time changes, but Piper Electric Co., Inc. has a better suggestion – know the age of both your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors in your home and choose lithium batteries for each of these devises.
08 Jan 2014
When it comes to just about anything you buy or anyone you hire, an analytical process happens almost automatically to make a decision on which option is best for you. Weighing out all your choices and comparing what you like and don’t like about something is almost instinctual. Hiring an electrical contracting company should go through the same process. Piper Electric Co., Inc. in Arvada, Colorado can help you with that process with some helpful tips and tricks on how to properly choose the right electrical company for you!
Estimating Services Individually, Not Fixed
In the world of electrical contractor companies, estimating the cost of an electrical service for every individual job is a must. Understanding and agreeing on the cost of the work being done has to be set in the preliminary stages of hiring an electrician.