Low Voltage Electrician FAQs
Quest Contracting & Engineering LLC’s electrical team has put together a list of the most frequently asked questions to help serve you better. We strongly recommend requesting the assistance of a qualified professional for all electrical work. The risk of death, electrocutions, shocks, burns, electrical fires, property damages, personal injuries, and the potential for loss of insurance coverage is high without proper safety training and licensing.
What is a Low Voltage Electrician? Do You Have to be Licensed?
A low voltage electrician is a licensed professional who has undergone specific industry and safety training and completed all the requirements outlined in the National Electrical Code. Operating without a license is extremely dangerous and can be considered fraud. We are a fully licensed company who hand select and vet each technician we employ.
How Much Does a Light Installation Cost?
There is no one-size-fits-all rate for light installation. We will calculate a light installation cost based on the number of products and materials we provide as well as the amount of labor required. Request a free quote to discover our value-driven pricing and guaranteed craftsmanship.
Can I Install a Ceiling Light Myself?
We don’t recommend installing ceiling lights, or any other fixtures without proper safety training and electrical certifications. If for any reason you are undertaking this task, make sure to turn the main power off first.
What Is Involved in Electrical Work for New Construction?
Electrical work for new construction typically involves rough-ins for appliances and fixtures like lights, stoves, washers, and dryers. We also install wiring for home security systems, electrical heating and cooling technology, outlets, communications, data, and entertainment systems.
Why Should I Replace My Electrical Panel?
An electrical panel replacement or upgrade is necessary if you currently have an old fuse box system, or if you would like to replace your appliances with modern, energy-saving technology. Adding large appliances like hot tubs and saunas could also mean an upgraded power panel is necessary. Performing energy load calculations in advance will save you many headaches and help you set a realistic budget and timeline for the project.
My Breaker Keeps Tripping, What Should I Do?
When your breaker is tripping repeatedly, there is a good chance that the circuit is overloaded and needs to be assessed by a pro. Often we can put some of the appliances on a different circuit to solve the problem, however, this issue is deeper and requires further investigation to detect short wires or malfunctioned electrical components.
What Happens When My Security System Alarm Is Activated?
If your security system alarm has been triggered, your alarm monitoring company will work quickly to determine if it was a false or true alarm before dispatching the correct authorities.
How Long Does a Home Theater Installation Take?
Depending on the complexity of your vision, a home theater installation can take anywhere from one day, to one week respectively—we are exceptional project managers. When you approve a quote, we’ll give you start and finish dates that are set in stone.
Book a free consultation with the city’s most qualified low voltage electrician by giving Quest Contracting & Engineering LLC a call now.