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In order to ensure the safety of your family and your home, it is extremely important that and electrical installations be done properly, regardless if you are remodeling your entire house, kitchen, or bathroom.
The process of electrical installations for residential remodels can involve dedicated circuits, adding GFI and other outlets, hot tub and swimming pool circuits, dimmer and other switch replacement, chandelier installation, changing a light to a ceiling fan, ceiling fan installation, light bulb repair, circuit replacement or repair, outlet installation, and/or upgrading an electrical panel. The first thing that you should do is to do some planning by having a layout of the new and old electrical equipment and where you want them installed.
The next thing that you should do is to have a licensed electrician come to your home to make sure that your current electrical service can handle any new electrical installations. For instance, if your home can currently handle 150 Amps, you should make sure that you can plug in the electrical components and appliances in without having to worry about a fire as a result of a short. You should have a licensed electrician review your remodel plans. A licensed electrician might have some better ideas. Licensed electrician can also use their knowledge of your local building codes to ensure that the electrical job is done in accordance with your local rules during the electrical installations for your residential remodel.
Regardless if your residential remodel requires structural changes or a new ceiling fan, residential remodels frequently require permits. Many residential electrical contractors often have a Building Safety Division that can determine if you need any permits for your residential remodeling project.
Building permits are usually required for the majority of bathroom and kitchen remodels. The reason that a building permit is required is because a bathroom or kitchen remodel will frequently involve changes in the existing mechanical, plumbing, and electrical systems that might result in an alteration to the framing of the room.