Running a company takes a lot of time and energy. Any issues you encounter, especially those involving your facilities, present a risk to the productivity of your employees – and the bottom line. This is especially true if your business has faulty electrical components. Instead of spending a lot of time trying to figure out how to solve that urgent issue, why not call a commercial electrician instead? However, not all electrical contractors are the same. You’ll want to hire one who’s experienced and qualified for the job. To help you find the best electrician for your company, Polk Electric advises that you ask these three questions.

1. How long have you worked in the industry?

Never work with a commercial electrician who’s fairly new to the industry. The more jobs they’ve completed, the more familiar they’ll be with all types of commercial electrical systems. More experience means less risk for your business.

2. What experience do you have with similar electrical issues?

After you’ve learned more about a commercial electrician’s experience, you should ask them detailed questions about the issue you’re dealing with. Ask about how they’ve tackled similar problems in other situations. What is the typical solution? Is the issue an indicator of more serious problems? Don’t be afraid to push for this information. It’s a critical part of the decision making process.

3. Will you tell me about the timeframe and the expenses for completing the repair?

Finally, ask for a general estimate to diagnose the problems and complete the work. Then ask how long the job will take to complete. Both of these steps will help you avoid being taken advantage of. After all, you don’t want your business to suffer due to a systems being down or buildings being inaccessible.

Instead of trying to solve electrical problems, spend your time making your business successful. Leave the work to a commercial electrician who can handle both routine and urgent issues. Contact Polk Electric today to see how we can be of service to you.