Electrical systems in homes can be complex and dangerous to work on without proper training. Rewiring a home electrical system is not a DIY project for an amateur. However, there are some basic safety tips every homeowner should know, as well as minor electrical repairs and upgrades a homeowner can potentially do safely.

Electrical Safety Tips

Minor Electrical Repairs and Upgrades

Here are some electrical repairs a homeowner could potentially do safely with proper precautions:

Replacing Light Switches and outlets

Installing New Lighting Fixtures

Running New Circuits

Upgrading Electrical Panel

When to Call an Electrician

While the above repairs can potentially be DIY, it's safest to call a professional electrician for:

Working with electricity is dangerous. If uncomfortable doing any electrical project, call a licensed electrician to ensure safety.