Finding A Good Reliable Electrician These days finding a reliable electrician can be hard. When it comes to our home we want the best work done for the money that we can get. One way to find a good electrician is by word of mouth. Word of mouth is the best way that any trades person can be advertised. Because word gets around very fast to other people. Check with your relatives, friends and neighbors to see if they can recommend someone to you that does good work and that has did quality work for them. This is a good way of finding a reliable electrician to do work in your home. Look in local newspapers for advertisements. Pick up your local paper and look for advertisements for electrical work done in your area and the surrounding areas where you live. Look in the yellow pages for electricians. The phone book can be a good way to find a reliable electrician to do the work for you. Use the internet to search for an electrician. The internet will have websites that will lead you to electricians in your surrounding area. All of these ways are good ways to check the electrician out before hiring them to do work for you. How ever you find someone to do electrical work for you, make sure they come from a reputable company. It is best to check that the company will do the type of work that you are needing. And if they can start the work you need in a good time frame when you want it done. Check from them that their work is guaranteed and that they will stand by their work. Get a quote in writing and compare it with other company quotes. Check how long they have been in business and if they have a good reputation and are an established company. And ask them if they are carrying insurance. All of these things will help you to find a good reliable electrician. It is good to check out an electrician to see if he is good at his work and reliable. There are those people that do not run a legitimate business and are not dependable or capable of doing the job. You need to find this out before you go and hire someone like this. They are usually pretty easy to spot. Here are some of the things to look for if someone is not running a legitimate business. There only phone number they give is for their mobile phone. They try and talk you out of doing the job right because they see a easier way of doing it. They make the work sound way more complicated then it really is. They won't give you a written quote for the work in writing. They won't give a firm price to you for the work being done. They have no references from jobs they have did. They can not show you any paper work of any certificates they have or any qualifications that they have for this type of work. These are the things that you need to watch out for when hiring a electrician.