You can rely on a residential electrician to take care of all the things that are needed in the installation and maintenance of electrical systems and lines in your house. They handle the troubleshooting and repairs tasks. They are also called in when it is time to design and plan how electrical systems and fixtures shall be laid out in a new house. They are important when it is time to determine where the lighting fixtures, ventilation systems, heating and air conditioning points will be placed. They will also be responsible for the provision of temporary power and lighting systems when a house is under construction. They can also be consulted when a homeowner wants to know the most appropriate electrical systems ideal for their house.
A residential electrician is also in charge of the work that goes into the installation of electrical systems, as well as the necessary wiring, when it entails a new house, or the upgrading work when it is to do with an older house in need. They are ideal for this, since they know who to do it while adhering to the set local council codes for such works. They are also skilled at doing such work while observing the safety measures necessary in such cases. They shall also effectively read any supplied blueprints. This is why they are also needed, since they shall see to it that all the instructions from the architect are incorporated well. They shall see to it that power comes from the source and into the home through the main circuit breaker, all in the best and sustainable way possible.
Other duties they perform include the response to emergency cases, not just the installation of electrical systems in a new house. They shall be on site to assess the situation, after which they shall say what the problem is. After agreeing on the course of action, they shall proceed to fix the problem. Typically, they will replace, upgrade or repair whatever it is that resulted in the malfunction. They shall, for instance, fix the appropriate power settings for a new appliance if the existing outlets are not sufficient for its operations. They shall also adjust any other part that shall affect the stability of the system.
You also call them in when a circuit breaker keeps on tripping. This can be annoying, since it can act this way every time you plug in an appliance. You need an electrician to come and find out what the problem is. The cause is usually a faulty wiring or circuit breaker. After they establish the cause, they shall then have it fixed.