Electrican.Meyer Electrical Services Inc.
Written by Walt Meyer

Only Hire a Professional for Your Home’s Aluminum Wiring Conversion

An aluminum wiring conversion should only be performed by a licensed professional electrician to ensure high-quality and safety. The process of replacing aluminum wiring with copper wiring in your home can be complicated. Don’t assume you’ll be saving money by hiring an inexperienced electrician because the work might not be done properly, costing you money in the long run.

Look for an electrical services company in your area that has built a sterling reputation over the years. They will have a team of skilled and highly-trained electricians who will perform their work professionally. The following will discuss the top three benefits of hiring a licensed electrical contractor.

1) Insurance Requirements

It is standard practice for many insurance companies to require documents proving that the aluminum wiring conversion work at your home was performed by a licensed electrical contractor. The failure to meet this requirement may result in your home losing its eligibility for your existing homeowner’s insurance policy. Be certain to confirm that your electrician is licensed to prevent serious issues from arising in the future.

2) Proper Conversion

Having undergone special training, a licensed electrician is someone capable of performing both multi-step conversions and highly technical repairs. An electrical contractor who is knowledgeable and skilled will be able to ensure that the conversion of your home from outdated aluminum wiring to modern copper wiring will be performed properly and to code.

3) Safety

Electrical work that will involve having to replace every wire can be hazardous, and poor quality can risk your entire property. A licensed electrician who is experienced will know the proper precautions to take, making sure there will be no safety issues after the job is completed. An established electrical services company will also be equipped with the necessary equipment and tools that will let them perform an aluminum wiring conversion properly, efficiently, and safely.

Electrical Services You Can Trust

Founded in 1991 and serving Maryland, Virginia, and D.C., where we are licensed and insured, Meyer Electrical Services provides home and commercial electrical services you can trust, including:

• Standby Generator Installation
• Panel Upgrades (Heavy-Ups)
• Electrical Vehicle Charging Stations
• Structured Cabling
• Circuit Breaker Replacement

Based in Bethesda, our team proudly serves all of Montgomery County. Receive a free consultation for custom electrical work today by calling (301) 941-1400.