It can be difficult to know, sometimes, whether it’s worth getting in touch with an emergency electrician or not. You might wonder whether you should simply wait for a regular electrician to become available, so that’s why we’re doing our best here to differentiate.
Below, we’ve run through a few scenarios in which you’d probably be better off hiring an emergency electrician.
Is it dangerous?
The number one priority when it comes to electrical issues is your own health. If there’s any chance you could be in danger from faulty electrics, we would strongly advise calling an emergency electrician.
Signs to watch out for include smoke, sparks, and noticeable damage to wiring. If you spot any of these signs, it’s worth calling out an emergency electrician straight away. Not only will they fix it for you in a matter of hours, they’ll also save you the hassle of organising something during regular hours.
Can you wait?
Provided you’re not in any danger, the decision really comes down to you and your personal preferences. If you feel like you simply can’t wait to have the electrical fault sorted out, your best option is an emergency call-out. It’s hard for us to tell you exactly how to make that decision; what’s urgent and a huge problem for one person might be comparatively insignificant for someone else.
Basically, if you’re desperate to get something sorted then you might need to get in touch with an emergency electrician.
It’s out of hours
This relates to our previous point, but it’s worth reiterating. Emergency electricians are available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. That means that if you’re simply not able to be in during standard operating hours, you can still have your electrics sorted out. Add in the obvious benefits of you not having to go without electricity for any length of time, and you’ve got an extremely solid argument.
If you’ve read our blog and have come to the conclusion that you do require an emergency electrician, then you’re in the right place.
London Electricians provide a 24-hour emergency call-out service, 7 days a week. Give us a call on 020 8728 9179 to speak to one of our engineers. If you’re in London, we always aim to be with you within an hour.