If you need electrical work performed in your home, especially during a major renovation, you should hire a master electrician rather than a general contractor. Master electricians have extensive knowledge about their field that general contractors lack. Here are the major differences between the two occupations.

General Contractor

As the name implies, a general contractor is a jack-of-all-trades. They are good for doing things such as installing fixtures, replacing your home’s siding or building a deck.

However, general contractors don’t specialize in any one type of skilled trade. This means they can do jobs that don’t require specialized knowledge. If what you need done in your home is difficult, complex or dangerous, you’ll want to hire someone who specializes in that area, rather than a general contractor.

Master Electrician

It takes years of study and experience to become a master electrician. A journeyman electrician has spent extensive time in a classroom and working alongside an electrician in the field. A master electrician has received far more training than that. They can supervise other electricians and own their own business.

A master electrician will get your job done right the first time. You won’t waste money on a botched attempt and need to have everything done again. They also have access to high-quality tools and equipment needed to do electrical work correctly and safely that general contractors don’t.

GVEC Home® serves Schertz, New Braunfels, Seguin, La Vernia, Gonzales and Cuero, and all surrounding areas. We have master electricians who are able to perform any type of electrical work that needs to be accomplished in your home or small business.

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Our services include upgrading and repairing electrical panels, interior and exterior lighting, rewiring, solar panel installation and maintenance, general electrical upgrades and whole-home surge protection. Please contact GVEC Home at 888.590.7773.

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