Electrical Safety Inspections
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Electrical problems in your home are a safety hazard. Bad wiring, overloaded circuits, and poor waterproofing of outdoor electrical work can all lead to structure fires within your home or property. When you get an electrical safety inspection done on your home, you will uncover any potential danger from the electrical system in your home. Once the inspection is complete, you will learn about what needs to be repaired and get an estimate for what the work will cost. Our goal is to provide you with a comprehensive look at your electrical system and identify any issues that must be addressed.
Conducting Home Inspections to Ensure Your Family’s Safety
For home buyers or recent home renovations, you will likely undergo an electrical safety inspection. These inspections review your home’s entire electrical system to make sure it is properly installed and operating to code. Keeping your family safe is the priority of these inspections. Our team at Tidal Electrical Services Services, Inc. conducts each inspection with meticulous attention to detail.
Certified Triad-Area Electricians Performing all Inspections to Code
The electricity in your home is governed by a strict set of county regulations. We have an in-depth knowledge of these codes, as we have served the area for more than 30 years. If your home does not meet certain requirements, we give expert advice and guidance for righting the problem to give you a better chance of passing the final safety inspection.
During a safety inspection, the following items can be reviewed:
- Wattage of your light bulbs in all lighting and appliances.
- Waterproofing and safety for outdoor electrical systems.
- Installation of surge protectors for necessary outlets, especially those in use by computers or other valuable electronic equipment.
- Verification that all outlets are appropriately grounded.
- Condition of your wiring system, making sure it is up-to-date and secure.
- Age of the fuse box and condition of its parts.
- Checking all sockets and fittings for lighting and appliances.
- For swimming pools, review of control box and heating connections.
- Planning for more outlets if necessary, per the demands of your home.
- Smoke detector updates, making sure batteries are to date and the units are working.
Keep you and your family safe when you invest in an electrical safety inspection. You will know that your smoke detectors are in good working order, and that any hazards in your electrical system will be addressed. Your carbon monoxide detectors will work as needed, and your circuits will be checked to ensure they are not overloaded. Protect your property, and get the electrical system inspected periodically to reduce your chances of an electrical fire.
You should never be surprised when your electrician delivers your bill. Before we perform services, we make sure to review your electrical needs and the proposed cost of those repairs. Our customers repeatedly report that our prices are not only competitive but also fair and honest. We never recommend repairs you don’t need, and we guarantee our upfront pricing principles.
Electrical Inspection FAQ
When should you schedule an electrical inspection?
There are times when an electrical safety inspection makes sense in your home. If you notice any problems with your wiring, such as flickering lights, an inspection can pinpoint the problem. If you have undergone a major renovation, installed a new appliance, or are purchasing a home, an inspection should be done. When your home is older than 40 years old, an inspection is also recommended.
How often should you have an electrical inspection?
It’s generally recommended that you have an electrical inspection every three to five years. This allows you to identify and address any potential problems before they become serious (and expensive) issues.
What does an electrical inspection entail?
An electrical inspection is a thorough examination of your home’s wiring system. This includes everything from the main panel to the outlets and switches. The inspector will look for any signs of damage or wear and tear, as well as any potential safety hazards.
What are some common problems that an electrical inspection can reveal?
Some common problems that an electrical inspection can reveal include: outdated wiring, overloaded circuits, improper grounding, and exposed live wires. These problems can pose serious safety risks, so it’s important to have them addressed as soon as possible.
What are the consequences of not having an electrical inspection?
If you neglect to schedule an electrical safety inspection, you could be putting your home and your family at risk. Electrical problems can lead to fires, electrocution, and other serious injuries. In some cases, they can even be fatal. Don’t take chances when it comes to electrical safety – schedule an inspection today.
How much does an electrical inspection cost?
The cost of an electrical inspection varies depending on the size and age of your building. However, it is generally a relatively inexpensive procedure. Contact Tidal today to get a quote.
Regular Inspections Prevent Costly & Dangerous Problems in the Future
If your electricity bill has been unusually high lately, having an inspection can help identify the drain on your energy and save you money in the end. Not all home electrical inspections are linked to new homes or renovations. Sometimes, we recommend regular inspections for families who see regular fluxes on their electrical bills, or whose electricity needs can vary from year to year. Give us a call to learn more about how you can benefit from our expert electrical services.
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We offer free quotes for our electrical safety inspections and look forward to meeting with you in your home. Call our Raleigh electricians at (855) 910-6750 today. We also serve customers in the Greensboro area!
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