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Why You Need an Electrical Contractor

Why You Need an Electrical Contractor

Why You Need an Electrical Contractor

By Tracie Johnson,  Guest Writer

Electrical repairs are not something that homeowners should attempt. Electricity is a dangerous force, and mistakes could lead to a fire or even death. That’s why it’s always best to let an expert handle all your electrical work. Here are just five reasons why you need an electrical contractor.

1) Electricians are Professionally Trained

An electrician is professionally trained to work with electricity. They have been taught how to work around electricity safely, and they know how to follow all the safety practices required by the code. They are also trained in electrical theory, which means they can understand what is going on inside your electric circuits and equipment.

Electricians are trained in installing and maintaining all types of electrical systems. They have specialized skills that allow them to work with small residential and large commercial systems.

2) Electricians Use Recommended Equipment

An electrician will have the tools, materials, and equipment necessary to get the job done right. They also have access to many different types of tools and equipment that can make their jobs easier and more efficient. If you are not sure of what is needed, your electrician can help determine what materials should be used.

For example, when you hire electrical contractors in Honolulu, you can expect them to have all of the necessary tools and equipment. They will have a variety of different types of materials that they can use for your project.

3) Electricians Provide Valuable Advice

It’s important to understand exactly what you’re looking for in an electrician before you begin the search. If your primary concern is cost, remember that there are many factors besides price that affect the quality of an electrical job.

For example, if you hire a less-experienced contractor who doesn’t have insurance or licensing, they may be willing to do the job at a lower rate than someone with more experience but with higher overhead costs. To find the best electrician for your needs and budget, follow these tips:

Ask friends and family for recommendations. If this isn’t possible or helpful enough, check with trusted local businesses and online reviews from other customers.

Look into their licenses and certifications. In addition to having state licenses issued by their state’s department of labor statistics division office responsible for issuing such documentation, it’s always a good practice when hiring any professional services provider such as an electrician.

4) Electricians offer quality workmanship

Electricians are trained to do the job right. They know how to perform electrical tasks correctly so that your home or business will be safe and compliant with local regulations. After all, they have been studying and working in this field for a long time.

5) Electricians Work Fast

When you hire an electrical contractor to do the work, they can create a single project that visually and functionally unifies. They’ll be able to design, install, and finish all the elements of your space in one go. They’ll be able to complete it within budget and on time because they are working with a clear vision from start to finish.

They can design the project in a manner that helps everything flows smoothly. This is possible because your electrical contractor will survey the problem first before devising the most applicable solution. This will ensure that you save money and time since you won’t have to hire multiple contractors for different segments of the project at hand.

 

Takeaway

The dangers of electrical work are obvious. If you’re not careful, you could seriously injure yourself or someone else in your home. You could also damage your house, which can be costly to repair.

If you aren’t a trained electrician and don’t know how to do electrical repairs correctly, it’s best to leave them up to one, especially when it comes to wiring for solar panels. If you wire incorrectly, the power could flow back into other areas of your house and cause a fire or electrocution hazard for anyone who touches an outlet without first shutting off power at its source.

When it comes to electricians, you need to look no further than your local contractor. They will be able to assess the problem, explain how they will fix it, and provide you with an estimate based on their experience and expertise. This way, you can feel confident in moving forward with your project, knowing that there is someone who knows what they’re doing working for you.

Always hire a licensed electrician to install your Eyedro energy monitoring system!

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Super Eyedro Tips:  Display Groups

Customize Your Display Groups

Custom Display Group

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In your MyEyedro account, you have the ability to tailor your experience by creating custom sensor groupings called Display Groups.

A Display Group can include any of your electricity device sensors from one to all sensors.

A Display Group appears in your plugins (Highlights, Demand Live, Consumption), where it reports as a single unit.  Reports can also be created by Display Group.

Wherever you want to show an aggregate result for a specific combination of sensors, create a custom Display Group.  Give your Display Group a good, recognizable name!

For additional information on this topic check out the following post:

MyEyedro V5 Display Group Configuration

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For detailed Eyedro product specifications, installation and MyEyedro cloud software information please refer to the following Eyedro manuals:

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MyEyedro V5 Time-of-Use Rates

MyEyedro V5 Time-of-Use Rates

MyEyedro V5 Time-of-Use Rates Configuration

With MyEyedro you have the ability to customize your Time-of-Use rates.  By adding corresponding time bands and kWh charges you can match the rate schedule set out by your utility.

There are direct links from the MyEyedro cloud pages to the MyEyedro user guide for help on any of the Configuration menu items.

  • Customize MyEyedro with your electricity rates
  • Create multiple time bands that correspond with your utility bill
  • Set Time-of-Use rates by season

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Eyedro User Manuals

For detailed Eyedro product specifications, installation and MyEyedro cloud software information please refer to the following Eyedro manuals and Support menu:

MyEyedro Cloud Software Manual

Eyedro Product Guide

Eyedro Technical Support

MyEyedro V5 Rates Configuration

MyEyedro V5 Rates Configuration

MyEyedro V5 Rates Configuration

MyEyedro Rates configuration allows you to customize your MyEyedro account with your electricity rates. Select from Fixed, Time-of-Use or Tiered options. Set fees such as tax, flat per bill fees, and $/kWh charges. Create multiple Bill Profiles for different locations and assign them to Display Groups.

There are direct links from the MyEyedro cloud pages to the MyEyedro user guide for help on any of the Configuration menu items.

  • Customize MyEyedro with your electricity rates
  • Create Bill Profiles for multiple rate structures
  • Assign a Bill Profile to a Display Group  

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Eyedro User Manuals

For detailed Eyedro product specifications, installation and MyEyedro cloud software information please refer to the following Eyedro manuals and Support menu:

MyEyedro Cloud Software Manual

Eyedro Product Guide

Eyedro Technical Support

MyEyedro V5 Sites Configuration

MyEyedro V5 Sites Configuration

MyEyedro V5 Sites Configuration

MyEyedro Sites configuration settings allow you to create Sites based on location or function, set Site details such as time zone, location, geographical coordinates, floor space, etc., assign Display Groups to a specific Site and also share Sites by email.

There are direct links from the MyEyedro cloud pages to the MyEyedro user guide for help on any of the Configuration menu items.

  • Create Sites based on physical location or function
  • Customize Site details such as city & state, occupancy & floor space
  • Assign a Display Group to a Site
  • Share Sites via email

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MyEyedro Cloud Software Manual

Eyedro Product Guide

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