Your electricity runs behind the scenes, concealed inside the walls of your home, allowing you many modern comforts. However, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), electrical problems are the largest cause of property damage in home structure fires in the U.S. In addition, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) identifies small appliances plugged into inadequate or improper home wiring as the leading cause of accidental electrocutions. These safety hazards can be easily addressed and prevented with an electrical home inspection.
An electrical home safety inspection provides a thorough examination of your entire electrical system, ensuring all wires, systems and compents meet legal safety standards. Upon completion of your electrical home inspection, an Integrity Electric inspector will provide a detailed checklist that includes areas in need of immediate attention, recommendations for improvements and potential upgrade possibilities.
An electrical home inspection is important for the safety of your home, offering peace of mind by:
Ensuring the safe operation of electrical components in your home
Identifying common electrical mistakes made by contractors and previous DIY homeowners
Recognizing outdated wiring such as aluminum or knob and tube
Identifying electrical wiring and components that may have degrated over time
Spotting oversized fuses or breakers that could lead to fire