Your electrical system powers your home, giving you access to a wide range of necessities and modern creature comforts.
Often, accidental electrocution occurs as a result of plugging small appliances into inadequate or inferior wiring. Safety hazards like these can be easily avoided by having a Sunburst Electric technician conduct an electrical inspection in your home.
An electrical safety inspection involves thoroughly inspecting the electrical system running throughout your home to ensure that all wiring, plugs and other components meeting the required safety standards.
On completing this inspection, the Sunburst Electric inspector provides a detailed checklist of areas in need of immediate attention, recommendations for improvements, and potential upgrade possibilities. This checklist is laid out in order of priority; ranging from minor issues to ones requiring immediate attention.
⦁ Selling/purchasing a home.
⦁ A home is 30 years old or older.
⦁ Adding a new appliance or electricity-dependent feature.
⦁ Performing major renovations or extending an existing floor surface area.
⦁ Ensures the safe use of electrical components throughout your home.
⦁ Identifies common electrical errors made by contractors and/or previous owners.
⦁ Identifies outdated or degraded wiring and other components.
⦁ Facilitates correction of potential fire and other safety hazards – saving you money, electricity and time.
⦁ Ensures that your home complies with insurance requirements.
⦁ Guarantees that the home you intend to purchase is safe and legally compliant.
⦁ Verification of proper light bulb wattage.
⦁ Condition and operation of switches and wall outlets.
⦁ Identifying potential shock and electrocution hazards.
⦁ A thorough check of all security and safety lighting.
⦁ Grounding systems.
⦁ Validation of surge protection appropriateness and efficacy.
⦁ Verifying that smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors (where applicable) are properly installed and operational.
⦁ Inspecting the electrical panel (DB board) for the appropriate labelling, amps, and functionality.
⦁ Examines any outdoor electrical systems.
⦁ Provision of a detailed report on all areas concerning your home’s electrical system, listed in order of priority.
Our professional team of Sunburst Electric technicians offer this inspection as part of every service call at no extra cost to you. Please don’t hesitate – make the safe choice by contacting us today.