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Electrical Safety Inspections

Residential Electrical Safety InspectioinsElectrical home safety inspections are an important part of ensuring the safety of any residence. According to the National Fire Protection Agency, or NFPA, an average of 44,880 house fires occurred due to electrical failure or malfunction each year in 2012-2016. Electrical failures or malfunctions are also reported to be the second-highest leading cause of home fires, accounting for 13% of residential fires. The safety hazards that electrical failures present can be prevented by scheduling an electrical safety checkup for your home.

What is an Electrical Safety Inspection?

An electrical safety inspection is a thorough evaluation of the entire electrical system within a residence. Our highly-trained technicians will look for any safety and code-related issues. Our entire team is focused on safety, which is why we would like to determine if your home is up to all current safety standards. If anything is found that is of concern, we will provide a no-pressure estimate of the cost to correct the issue. Our techs are also happy to answer any questions you may have about your home’s electrical system.

When is an Electrical Safety Checkup Required?

There are several instances when an electrical safety checkup is required, including:

  • Before purchasing a new home
  • When planning a major remodeling project,
  • Installing new appliances,
  • Adding solar panels or other major electrical systems to the home, or
  • When the home is over 40 years old

What does an Electrical Safety Inspection Include?

Electrical safety inspections are a comprehensive checkup on the safety of your home’s electrical systems, which involves evaluating the following electrical components:

  • Check all lightbulb wattages
  • Check for proper operation of all lighting
  • Check Operation of all GFCI & AFCI devices
  • Check the condition of exterior Service Entrance Cable(s)
  • Check for proper Service Grounding & Bonding
  • Check condition and operation of Service Panel
  • Check Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Upon completion of all residential electrical inspections, Certified Electrical Technology provides a comprehensive report of all systems checked and an estimate for any repairs or updates that are needed to meet legal requirements.

View your state’s electrical codes here: (Please keep in mind, adherence county codes are required as well.)

Schedule a Residential Electrical Inspection

An electrical safety inspection is a thorough evaluation of the entire electrical system within a residence. Our highly-trained technicians will look for any safety and code-related issues. Our entire team is focused on safety, which is why we would like to determine if your home is up to all current safety standards. If anything is found that is of concern, we will provide a no-pressure estimate of the cost to correct the issue. Our techs are also happy to answer any questions you may have about your home’s electrical system.

Schedule an appointment today by calling us at 866-258-5252, filling out our form online, or texting us at 301-889-8995.

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