Sometimes it can feel that there is always something to do around the house from tidying up to a major job that is beyond your average DIY enthusiast.

electrical fault

This could be something like a repair job on a lock or window or something like an electrical fault where you lose power or lighting.

One repair that you should not attempt yourself unless you are a qualified electrician  is an electrical fault.

There are plenty of 24 hour electrical contractors around that will be able to assist you especially in the event of an emergency and during the night.

But how do you find a suitable professional that can guarantee that you will have a top-quality repair or installation done which will last for many years to come.

If you already know someone that is great and it will save you time by not having to do some research.

If you don’t know anyone, the most convenient way is to search online and add your local area to the search box.  Go through a number of websites first before making your decision and take your time so you get the best service possible.

Things that you should be looking out for are testimonials, references and photos plus videos.

When selecting a local trades person, you should make sure that the have the relevant qualifications and insurance so you will be covered. You are quite entitled to ask for proof and any reputable person will show you these documents no problem.

You can watch the video below for further tips.