Finding a local electrician is not always an easy task. While some people will be presented with an extensive list of firms, others may struggle to track down a single tradesman.
If you’re struggling to find a local electrician, here are 10 ways to find one in your area:
1. Ask for recommendations
If friends, relatives or colleagues have recently used an electrician, they may be able to recommend a particular contractor or company.
2. Search the Electrical Safety Register
The Electrical Safety Register is an online database of domestic, commercial and industrial electricians, with a handy postcode search facility.
3. Reference online listing sites
Websites such as Qype, Yell and Google+ list electricians – allowing you to find your local tradesman with ease.
4. Look for reviews
Online review sites allow real customers to rate their experience with a particular electrician, by awarding up to five stars.
5. Use ElectricSafe
ElectricSafe is a register of competent, reputable electricians across England and Wales; all fully compliant with industry standards.
6. Search on Facebook
Many local electricians now have a Facebook page; Facebook Places is a handy way to search for companies by location.
7. Read the local newspaper
Your local newspaper will likely contain listings and advertisements, and if you look hard enough you may even spot a discount or two.
8. Open the phonebook
If you prefer to flick through real pages, sit down with the Yellow Pages or your BT equivalent to find your local electrician.
9. Reference local business directories
From time to time a local business directory may land in your letterbox – search here for the latest list of electricians in your area.
10. Go on a drive
If you keep your eyes peeled, you may be surprised how many electrician vans you spot on a short drive through your local neighbourhood.
If you are looking for your local Electrician is Devon, we can help at Spark Squad. Call on 01395 350 125 or visit our Spark Squad contact page.