As the requirement for technology grows, more and more of your business relies on high-quality electrical systems. When you’re choosing a maintenance electrician, particularly for an emergency, it’s important to choose a reliable, professional tradesmen.
But how do you find the right electrician for your business?
Regardless of whether you’re looking to refit, relocate, or just need repairs, commercial electrical work is a complex area of the electrical trades industry. As you begin to contact and screen potential contractors, make sure to explain clearly what your expectations are and the available budget.
Ask to be taken through a complete inspection and find out how they plan to approach your particular situation. An experienced electrician should be able to identify potential issues or risks, outline areas of maintenance you may have missed, update you on current legislative requirements, and provide a timeline of the works.
When looking at possible candidates, you want to narrow your search to electricians that specialise in the tasks you’re looking to complete. The internet is a valuable source of information when you’re looking to hire commercial trades. Past project galleries are often a valuable resource for ensuring the electrical services you need match the expertise of the specialities of the electrician.
You don’t want to rely solely on online sources when finding likely candidates. Chat to colleagues or reach out into your professional network for recommendations of electrical companies and well-executed projects. Sometimes the best reference is a story of professional experience and high-quality workmanship.
Once you’re ready to make contact and request a quote, there are a few things you can be aware of that can help you determine the professionalism you can likely expect from the candidate.
· Do they meet commitments or deadlines? Organisations like Able Air & Electrical Solutions take great pride in being on time, every time.
All electrical work in QLD requires certification of tradesmen. It is important for safety that your electrician holds the appropriate licences for the project.
Just like your business, your electrician should have public liability and business insurance. These details should be provided when asked for, you don’t want to be unprotected when works are underway.
Service quality. In the electrical trade, service is not limited to the end result. A professional job takes into consideration time, minimises disruption to your commercial activity and the ability to respond to queries promptly.
Time required. As part of a quote, you should be presented with a time frame for the works to be completed. This can vary depending on the size of the electrical team, speciality equipment necessary, and the experience of completing similar projects in the past.
Want to know more about how Able Air & Electrical can help you select an electrical maintenance programme for your commercial building? Contact us today on 1300 274 005, we’re always available to answer your questions.