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Lighting is one of the most important components of any building or house. It is a necessity in order to see in dark areas and it also adds a lot of ambiance to the environment. This is why it’s crucial that you only trust the professionals for your lighting installation and repair because if not done properly, it can cause more harm than good. Read on to learn more about some of the reasons why you should only trust professionals like DASH ELECTRIC and not attempt a DIY or hire an unlicensed and inexperienced electrician.

You can save yourself from an accident waiting to happen

If a professional electrician is doing the job, you can rest assured that they will take care of all the electrical requirements for your home. You don’t have to worry about hurting yourself or damaging your house by attempting to install or repair an electrical fixture on your own.

While most homeowners are aware of the dangers associated with faulty wiring, many do not realize how serious it can be if an electrician doesn’t know what he is doing and accidentally damages something inside their home’s electrical system. An error in wiring could also cause damage to other parts of the house as well as serious injury or death if it goes undetected until after it has occurred.

Imagine having a live wire in your house and your animal or child tries to touch it. Imagine trying to turn the lights on or off but then you feel a sudden shock from touching the switch. Another dangerous feat is trying to install a lighting fixture or repair it yourself but all of a sudden you stick a tool into the socket and the electricity jolts your body which leads to you falling off the ladder. Should we say more?

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They have the right tools and the knowledge to use them properly

You might not have the right tools for the job. An unlicensed and inexperienced electrician might also not have the right tools. They might end up trying to borrow your tools and chances are you wouldn’t have them. They might charge you extra if they would need to buy those tools from the hardware store! In addition to the right tools and knowledge, there are also safety considerations. A professional will have experience with installation methods that are safe for your home and family. They should be able to provide you with information about how electrical components should be installed or repaired in your specific home. The type of lamp they recommend may vary based on whether it is an indoor or outdoor fixture, which will affect how the wiring needs to be handled. The amount of heat generated by an installation can also influence what type of materials should be used during this process as well as how quickly each step must happen for them not to result in injury later down the road (like when someone touches a hot surface).

There are many different types of lighting installations from bathtub lights to ceiling fans. There are also specialized situations like parking lot lights where every last detail matters because people’s lives could depend on it. 

Your project goes a lot faster than you could ever do it alone

You should only trust the professionals for your lighting installation and repair because they can get the job done a lot faster than you can. It’s simple: a professional will be able to do the work in less time than you would.

When it comes to installing or repairing your lights, it’s important that you have an expert at your side. If you try to do it yourself, then there are many things that could go wrong and this will lead to the solution being farther away than what you actually started with and cause more problems for you later on down the line when trying to fix those issues yourself. In addition, if something does go wrong with these projects after hiring someone else to do them for you then all of their liability falls onto them instead of being spread out among everyone involved like when doing these things themselves eventually leads back into their own hands again – including yours! With this being said about using professionals vs DIYers (do-it-yourselfers), why take chances? 


When it’s done incorrectly, lives can be damaged or even lost

Electrical work is not something that should be taken lightly. When it’s done incorrectly, lives can be damaged or even lost just like the problems that we’ve mentioned earlier in this article. That’s why you should always hire a professional for your lighting installation and repair needs.

If you try to do electrical work yourself, there are many things that could go wrong. You could make a mistake that puts yourself or your family in danger. There are also many safety precautions that must be followed properly when working around electricity, which include wearing protective gear like gloves and goggles to avoid getting burned or shocked by live wires. It’s just not worth the risk. Trying to do it yourself and causing someone to lose their life could possibly put you accountable due to negligence on your part.

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If a small job goes awry, the consequences are minimal

No one is perfect and even professionals make mistakes. If a small job goes awry, the consequences are minimal. They might have to add additional labor or parts to fix it, but that’s nothing compared to what you’d have to pay if your whole house went dark and the system never worked properly again. A professional electrician can troubleshoot small issues before they become big ones and make sure everything is installed correctly from the start.

Electrical experts are also fully trained to deal with small accidents and problems that may arise from lighting installations and repairs. If you try to do it yourself you might not know what to do and make matters worse, or you might even get hurt. An uncertified electrician might experience these too and may end up just leaving you to deal with the problems since they might not know what to do themselves.

A simple job that evolves into a larger problem is an expensive mistake

A simple job that evolves into a larger problem is an expensive mistake. When you are unsure of what’s happening at the top of your roof, you should call the professionals.

The cost of hiring a professional for your lighting installation and repair is cheap when compared to the price of doing it yourself or paying someone else to fix mistakes later on. Professional electricians have years of experience and will do the job right the first time around. They also know how to resolve problems with your electrical system before they become more costly issues in the future.

Professional contractors offer satisfaction and insurance

They will offer a warranty on their services to ensure your satisfaction. This can be an important piece of mind if you are renovating or building a new home, which is why many homeowners seek out professional help from the start.

They will provide references from satisfied customers who have used them in the past. When you ask for references from a contractor and then call those people, it gives you peace of mind that they are reputable professionals who do quality work and charge reasonable prices for what they do.

Professional contractors carry insurance in case of accidents or instances where something goes wrong during installation or repair projects (such as if there is damage caused by faulty wiring). You want this so that if anything goes wrong with your project because of poor workmanship or materials used by the contractor(s), then they would be liable financially instead of having to pay out-of-pocket costs associated with these issues yourself. This could include hiring another electrician (which may not end up being cheaper than paying these fees up front…)

There’s no guarantee your work will pass the inspection

If you’re not trained in electrical work, there’s a good chance that your work will fail inspection. The electrician who is working on your home has been trained to do his job correctly and safely. He also knows what he needs to do in order to make sure that your installation passes inspection. If you don’t have the right tools for the job or simply aren’t familiar with how things should be wired up properly, then there are going to be problems down the line.

You might end up having to start from scratch due to faulty wiring or other mistakes that could have been avoided by hiring a professional from the beginning. In addition, many states require homeowners doing small electrical jobs on their own property (such as installing some outlets) to provide proof of insurance coverage before they begin working on their projects (which means paying for additional insurance expenses).

Inefficient lighting could make your energy bills skyrocket

The most important reason to hire professionals is that they know what they’re doing. They will select the right lighting fixtures and bulbs for your needs, which means that you will not only be saving money on your energy bills but also have a safer environment. If your home is poorly lit, it can cause accidents or even make it difficult for people to see each other when they are talking or playing games together. In addition, an inefficiently lit room may cause eye strain or headaches if the light levels are too low or too bright. This can lead to further problems such as poor sleeping habits that leave you feeling tired all day long.


The truth is that unless you are a licensed electrician then you probably don’t have the appropriate knowledge or experience to install electrical lighting in your home. If you want to ensure that the work is done correctly and safely, call a professional electrician instead.

At DASH ELECTRIC, we provide a variety of electrical services to fulfill your every need. From home improvement and repairs to light installations, our team ensures that all jobs are done safely and effectively. If you have any questions about our services or need assistance with a project, please call us today at (951) 470-9756. We are happy to help!

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