Electrical Safety Inspections
Both Barry Webster and Blake Pitts were Journeyman Electricians. Barry has his Red Seal Certification.
What is an electrical home inspection?
An electrical home inspection provides a thorough examination of your entire electrical system, ensuring all electrical wires, systems, and components, such as appliances in your home, meet legal CSA safety standards. Upon completion of your electrical home inspection, Barry or Blake will provide a detailed, prioritized, checklist including areas in need of immediate attention, recommendations for improvements, and potential upgrade possibilities.
- When purchasing a home.
- When a home is 40 years or older.
- When adding an appliance.
- When a home has had a major renovation.
- Ensuring the safe operation of electrical systems and components in your home.
- Identifying common electrical mistakes made by DIY homeowners and previous contractors.
- Spotting oversized fuses or breakers that could lead to fire.
- Recognizing outdated wiring such as knob and tube with aluminum wire.
- Identifying electrical wiring and components that may have degraded over time.
- Allowing for the correction of fire and safety hazards.
- Helping you save energy and reduce costs.
- Meeting insurance risk assessment inspections requirements.
- Letting you know the electrical in a new home is safe before you purchase it.
- Verification of proper light bulb wattage.
- Switch and wall outlet operation and condition.
- Shock or electrocution hazards.
- Verification arc fault circuit interrupters (AFCIs) are operating properly.
- A check of all safety and security lighting.
- Confirmation of grounding systems.
- Validation of appropriate surge protection.
- Verification of the proper placement of smoke detectors.
- Testing of smoke detectors.
- Testing of carbon monoxide detectors.
- Inspection of the electrical panel for appropriate labels, amps, and operation.
- An examination of outdoor electrical systems.
- A detailed, prioritized report on all areas of attention concerning the electrical system of your home.