Why DIY Electrical Work is a Dangerous Idea

DIY or Do-It-Yourself projects can be a great way to improve the value of your home and save money at the same time. But with certain repairs like electrical work, it's best to hire a qualified professional for an effective and safe repair. Hiring a professional electrician will save you time, money and hassle.

"I can do this electrical work myself and save money," you tell yourself. Homeowners can occasionally get a romantic idea of themselves as weekend warriors: trips to the home improvement store, researching tutorials on YouTube, and rolling up their sleeves to make their dream home a reality. There‚Äôs nothing wrong with any of that, until it comes to electricity. Electricity is inherently dangerous and if a job isn't done right, the danger of electrocution or fire is multiplied exponentially. The cost of hiring an electrician is far less than the price you pay if something goes wrong with your amateur electrical work. DIY'ers who venture into the electrical world as part of their home improvement projects rarely come away with a positive experience because DIY electrical work is a really bad idea.

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8 Benefits of LED Lighting

The benefits of installing LED Lighting in your home or business are almost endless. LED (Light Emitting Diode) bulbs are energy efficient, cost effective, and durable.

LED bulbs are the latest advancement in lighting, and offer a great alternative in replacing your current halogen or standard lights. Below is a list of ways that having OBOT Electric install LED lighting in your home can save you time, energy and money:

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