A residential electrician is specialized in the provision of installation and maintenance services for electrical systems and lines in your home. They will also handle repairs and troubleshooting work. They are also called in when there is new house under construction, to draw up a map of its electrical systems. You will therefore call them in if you want correct placement of lighting fixtures, ventilation systems, heating and air conditioning, and electrical outlets. They also ensure a new house under construction gets some temporary electrical supply to facilitate such work. You also need to call them in when there is need to look into the installation of different electrical systems and circuit breaker boxes.
AS a new house is being made, or as an older one is being renovated, they will handle the installation of the electrical systems and wiring. Their work has to be done in such a manner that it does not conflict with the set municipal codes. They will make sure there are proper wiring protection measures and running conduit. These residential electricians also know how to read and follow blueprints. This is who they shall manage to put in place all electrical fixtures as the architect intended them to be. They will also ensure that the power coming into a house does so safely, through a circuit breaker that shall allow its flow through the house.
Apart from ensuring there is a perfectly working and balanced electrical system, they shall be who you turn to in case this system starts to malfunction. This entails them coming in to check and see what the problem is, and what caused it, then asking for your permission to repair, replace or upgrade it, as needed. If for example you have recently acquired an appliance that has a higher power rating than what your current outlets can provide, you will have to call them in to do the upgrading or replacement work for you. You only leave a professional in charge of such work.
You also need their services when your circuit breaker keeps going of all the time. You will know there is an issue when there are no consumption changes in your house but the system keeps going off. They shall come and look at what the cause could be. There are many reason for such an occurrence, such as a faulty circuit breaker of faulty wiring. They shall then come in to establish the correct reasons and offer a solution.
You need to look at their certification when you hire them. You need to confirm if they are bonded and insured.