Recently when in the local electrical wholesalers we met a pleasant lady asking some unusual questions about electrics. It turned out she was building a new property and was intending to carry out all the electrical design and installation work herself.
As an electrician, this is the sort of thing that makes you shudder - we've all seen poorly installed and often downright dangerous wiring, with risks ranging from fire to electrocution. But it raises a fair question - can you, as a non-electrician with some practical skill and motivation, design and wire your own electrical system for your new-build property?
First, we recommend you read our New Build Design & Installation article to understand exactly what's involved.
Then, answer these questions.
If the answer to ALL of these is YES - then this is a starting point to answer whether you might be able to carry out the work yourself.
Otherwise, you'd best call an electrician, as this is what we do for a living!
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