Emergency Electrician Services
Emergency Electricians in Sandton
and the rest of Gauteng
There is nothing more worrying or more annoying than having the power go out after 5 or over the weekend. Having access to an emergency call out service is a modern day necessity and it is something that Volts Electrical can offer clients.
We have years of experience in the industry and we have become specialists in all things electrical. Our professional team of electricians are skilled in every aspect of the services we offer and we easily take on projects of all shapes and sizes. This is how we’ve become trusted 24 hour emergency electricians in Sandton, Fourways and other suburbs in Gauteng.
And just as we are more than capable of taking on all sorts of electrical and related tasks, we are also able to tackle various types of call out services. With our emergency services, we will quickly have your power, or whatever else it is that you need fixed in a hurry, restored. Our team aims to work in such a way that we won’t be in your space, and our repairs and installations are carried out using only the very best brands.
Our helping hands can be anywhere in the Johannesburg or Pretoria region within 2 hours of your call being made, and you also have the option of making a booking via our website. A team, ready with all of the tools and supplies needed for a general emergency repair, will be at your door and able to restore your power or do the other necessary repairs before they become a stressful problem.
We offer our emergency call our service to clients of all kinds. It doesn’t matter if the issue is within a large office building, a home, a small corporate space, or a factory, we are available to help you.
Our other services include CCTV installations and electrical inspections for compliance certificates.
Emergency Electrician Call Out Prices
There are a few things that you need to know about electrician costs. When it comes to emergencies, the costs are going to depend on the circumstances of the call out as well as a few other factors.
There are two ways that an emergency bill can be determined. The first way is determined by the hourly rate while the second way is determined by the call out rate.
These rates are going to include the overall labour costs for the job and then any materials needed, which will be added to the labour costs. Many electricians will charge an overall fee, which includes the labour and materials, and emergency services will often be charged per hour.
We try to keep our prices low so that anyone can afford to budget them in. You never know when an emergency power outage might strike, and we want to make sure that you don’t have the additional stress of facing a massive bill once the call out is complete.
Call out fees can also depend on your location in the province, as some call outs can be a little more costly to get to than others, and they might also include various supply expenses. For this reason, the price for one call out will vary one job to the next.
A Break Down of Emergency Rates
Call outs, hourly rates, and materials, are all vague terms when you are not exactly sure what they include. These are some of the factors that can have an effect on the hourly rate.
- The Type of Call Out
Some call outs are really simple, while others are time consuming and complex. But regardless of the simplicity or complexity of the job, time and labour is going to be needed. The small and medium sized jobs are going to possibly cost less because they can be completed quickly and will require fewer supplies. Often, if a job can be completed in the first hour, the hour rate might not even be charged at all, but that will depend on the complexity of the job. The more complicated jobs, even emergency ones like rewiring, will not only take far more time to complete but will also require a lot more materials.
- The Electrician’s Experience
Inexperienced electricians are often cheaper precisely because they don’t have the experience. But when you hire an experience electrician, you are paying for their experience, their skills, and their knowledge. Experience is key when it comes to taking on the more difficult jobs and to actually do them properly.
Hiring an experienced electrician is going to cost you more initially, but in the long run, it is worth it, because it will give you peace of mind knowing the job is done well. If you were to hire an inexperienced electrician and the job was badly done, you’d end up paying more to fix the problem as well as any possible damage they might have done.
What to consider when opting for emergency electrical services
Instead of randomly selecting the first electrician that pops up, there are a few factors that you can look out for that will help you to determine whether or not you are choosing the right one for your job.
1. Check their credentials
The first thing that you can do is to make sure that the company or person you are looking at has the credentials and the qualifications to get the job done properly. While doing this, make sure that the company has its certificates in order. You are allowed and should be encouraged to ask this.
2. Get more than one quote
If you are not in a big hurry and you want to make sure that you have the best possible prices, it helps to ask around for quotes and compare the prices and what you will get out of the prices you pay.
3. Check the reviews
Similar to checking their credentials, you can go online and read up on the company’s reviews. With everything digital these days, online reviews can help you determine if the service offered by the company is something you are looking for.
4. Ask about experience
When it comes to getting the job done properly, experience is absolutely key. Experience can be the difference between the success or the failure of the project, so make sure the company you choose has experience in what they say they do. You can determine this by reading their company profile and asking for their company documents.