It is always advisable to keep at hand any emergency numbers we may need to find very quickly; like those of an emergency electrician, plumber, or locksmith.
We can possibly go months or even years without the need for emergency help, but when the situation arises we very often need expert help straightaway. The emergency electrician or plumber are the most likely to be needed as quickly as possible, as electricity and water are two of the most important elements that we use every day, and they can also cause untold damage. A broken water pipe or loss of power can have disastrous results on a home and belongings: for example, water flooding can do immense impairment to furniture and fittings, while a loss of power can mean a useless refrigerator or freezer which will result in much food wastage and loss of money.
The ideal place to store these emergency numbers is right next to the telephone, in your cell phone if you always have it on hand, or perhaps on the refrigerator door secured with a magnet; in fact many emergency services offer fridge magnets with their details included so that their number is always within easy reach.
A good emergency electrician or another emergency service will offer 24-hour coverage; so there is always someone on hand to help no matter what the hour. It is advisable to research the local options and find out who offers the most reliable and best-suited service to your needs. Even if the home and appliances are brand-new it is always best to be prepared well in advance, before any emergency situations arise.
It is also a good idea to have a house contents insurance which covers the need for calling out emergency help; this may raise the premium a little but will certainly be better than paying over the top for an emergency callout. If you already have an electrician who does your normal day-to-day jobs then he may be willing to make an emergency call without charging too much extra, but if you have to call out an emergency electrician who you have never dealt with before, this may be an expensive undertaking.
There are some companies which work mainly as emergency callout services; these may be the best option if you do not have your own local electrician, but again it is better to research carefully the options before making a choice. You may find one local company which provides for all your needs; like emergency electrician, plumber and general repair services. This will make life much easier as you will have only one number to remember or keep at hand, and one company to become familiar with.
In a perfect world we would never have the need for emergency repairs, but as we all know this world is not perfect and it is more than likely that we will need repairs done quickly more often than we would like, so it is always best to be ready and prepared.