You may not think about electrical systems on a regular basis but they are running your the entire home of the office behind the scenes. While tile, ceiling fans, entertainment systems get all of the glory the real magic is happening in between the walls and ceilings.
Unfortunately, it has been noted that a large percentage of property damage resonates from electrical complications.
The good news is that you can do your part to avoid these disastrous consequences by having your real estate inspected by our professional electricians.
There are numerous ways electrical problems can occur and most of the time it comes from poor wiring from past jobs or simply neglecting best practices. This usually can take place when prior owners of a property want to save time and money. As a result, they will hire a non-licensed jack of all trade person to wire their home and they cut corners to save a dime.
Not only is this illegal it is darn right dangerous.
That said we want you to understand the importance of an electrical inspection and why you should care.
What involves an electrical inspection?
An electrical inspection is an in-depth analysis of your properties electrical arrangement. When our technicians dig into your system they will have a checklist of the task they will need to complete to ensure the inspection is thorough.
Below are the ingredients of our electrical inspection:
- Electrical Panels: Every home or commercial building has a service panel. These panels include circuit breakers and fuses. The objective to servicing the panel but not limited to thoroughly checking the components age, rust, smoke residue, and overall composition of the panel.
- Wires: Generally speaking when inspecting a home or building’s electrical you can how old the electrical is by examining fuses. Property that has been constructed before the 1950’s will usually have knob-tube wiring. Anything built after the 1960s to the late 1970s may possess aluminum wiring. The type of wiring your property has will depend on the type of performance your home will need.
- Areas of the property where there is water present: Obviously the common areas would be the kitchen, bathrooms, and laundry rooms. These sections of the property by law must have ground fault circuits interrupters established to avoid electrical shock. Real estate owners should be aware of this practice and periodically have these checked.
- Inside outlets: Light switches, plugins, all appliance electrical cords should be inspected by hand to see if there is damage. Any outlets that may be loose should be secured. In addition, all outlets should be visually inspected for signs of burning.
Anytime you are about to purchase real estate you should always have your electrical systems inspected by a trusted and licensed professional.
Electrical inspections are essential to ensure that wiring, appliances, and systems are installed in conformity with city code requirements.
These inspections are put in place to safeguard the family health and well-being of commercial building occupants.
Aron Services takes extreme pride in our electrician’s department and understand the importance. Please contact us today if you have questions regarding an inspection or any other type of electrical project. Our representatives are standing by.