Character CMEQ

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bright idea :

Get in touch with a master electrician!

Here’s a
bright idea :

Get in touch with a master electrician!

CMEQ Character

How NOT to do electrical
work on the house

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Character CMEQ

Tips

Tips for finding a master electrician

01

Click here to find a master electrician (electrical contractor) in your area. There are over 3,525 in Quebec!

02

If someone has been recommended to you, make sure they are licensed by consulting the CMEQ Members’ Directory.

03

Get quotes from different electrical contractors. This will allow you to compare prices and choose the one that suits you best.

04

Before making your final choice, check to see if the contractor has a master electrician’s license. It’s important!

05

Choose your electrical contractor and ask for a written contract.

Why Choose a Master Electrician?

They are the best qualified to help you choose the right product from among those that have recognized certification in Canada. fleche Icone master electrician fleche They are licensed because they have passed all qualifying exams.
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  • They are the best qualified to help you choose the right product from among those that have recognized certification in Canada.
  • They have a license bond of at least $20,000 that insures consumers for compensation against unfinished or poorly performed work, or for defects that appear in the year following the end of the work.
  • They are licensed because they have passed all qualifying exams.
  • They are members of CMEQ, whose mission it is to supervise the professional conduct of all master electricians.
  • They ensure the servicing and proper functioning of the equipment hey supply and install.

Ensuring Peace of Mind!

Risk Management and Consumer Protection

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A master electrician is required to perform the work in accordance with the standards in force and the rules of the trade. If they fail to do so, they may be called before the Disciplinary Committee and be subject to sanctions.

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Poorly done work can result in:

  • Electrification resulting in injury
  • Electrocution resulting in death
  • Equipment breakage
  • A fire
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Master electricians are responsible for the work they perform or for the work they fix. They must have a license bond of at least $20,000 and their professional conduct is supervised by the Corporation des maîtres électriciens du Québec.

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The safety of present and future occupants of a building can be compromised if the electrical work is poorly executed or does not comply with standards. Even when everything seems to be working properly, with time, wear and tear and the elements, any electrical work carried out may turn out to be dysfunctional and endanger the occupants.

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Consumers should be wary of those selling low-cost electrical equipment and materials that may be non-compliant. In Canada, it is forbidden to sell, buy and install a product that is not certified or in the process of being certified. Since there are more than 20 recognized certifications in Canada, a master electrician is the best qualified to help you choose the right product.