Electrician Safety Inspection
When did you last have your home inspected for electrical safety? Don’t remember if you ever have had one? Or you can’t remember? Electricity runs behind the scenes of your home giving you a whole variety of comforts that you would never have had experienced before. Electrical problems are known to cause huge problems with home structures all over the US, this according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).
Additionally, it has been identified by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) that the most common reason for electrical problems, most particularly accidental electrocutions, involves improper or inadequate home wiring. This is why electrical home safety inspections are important as only with inspection will important safety hazards be addressed and prevented. But first, what exactly is electrical home inspection and what does it do?
What is Electrical Safety Inspection?
Electrical home inspections help by providing a thorough examination of your home’s electrical system. It ensures that all the electrical wires, the systems and components in your home like the appliances all meet the legal safety standards. All electricians in the US follow a code, the National Electrical Code (NEC) to which they all operate when they examine your home as well as when defining the parameters of the minimum standards in the US.
The fact is that any and all electrical installations will deteriorate after a long time. With that, it is therefore important that they should be inspected and tested regularly in order to check of they are remain in satisfactory condition for continued use. According to the Electrical Safety Foundation, there are four major instances that your home has to have electrical safety inspection conducted by a licensed residential technician. These are when:
· You are purchasing a home, either old or new
· Your home is over 40 years old
· You home had a major renovation
· You just installed a new appliance
Having your home inspected by a licensed inspector is important as will give your peace of mind regarding your home’s safety. By getting us to complete an electrical safety inspection, you can get a detailed and prioritized checklist of the areas in your home which needs immediate attention, which parts needed improvements and those that possibly need upgrades. With our electrical safety inspections, you can have peace of mind knowing that:
· The electrical components in your house are all operating safely.
· Common electrical mistakes made by previous homeowners and contractors are identified.
· Electrical wirings, components and systems that have degraded are identified.
· Fire and safety hazards are corrected.
· Outdated wirings are identified.
· Oversized breakers that can cause fire are spotted.
· Help you reduce costs and save energy.
· Ensures the home you plan on buying is safe.
· Ensures the house meets the requirements of insurance risk assessment inspections.
Empire Electric Home Inspection
You were told that you need an electric home inspection? If that’s the case, we can sure help. Empire Electric is your trusted utility company here to provide you with electrical home inspection for your home, business or any commercial building. When the power in a building has been turned off or disconnected for more than a year, you may be required to get a safety inspection conducted by a licensed electrician.
Getting an electric home inspection is important as it will help in protecting the occupants of the building from the dangers brought by fire or electrocution caused by electrical problems. What we’ll provide is a minimal inspection necessary to get your building to be energized properly after its power having been off for a certain period of time.
Our Electrical Safety Inspection, as a minimal inspection, does not take into account any breakers tripping, circuits that are not working, any code violations, unforeseen problems or the poor workmanship from previous contractors or owners. Our electrical safety inspection follows a very simple process. First, our contractors perform an inspection and if we find any necessary repairs, we will provide you with itemized list upon inspection.
If we find that everything is safe, we will take care of pulling a permit with the city to which we are working with. To ensure the utmost safety of your building, there will also be a city inspector who will be inspecting after us in order to confirm that everything truly is safe. After having confirmed it, the city inspector will then proceed to submit a passed inspection for the utility company that inspected your property.
The safety inspections we’ll provide you are necessary in order to prevent any mishaps or safety concerns before allowing your building to be energized after being disconnected for a long time. However, unlike the other type of inspection as mentioned above, ours are not intended to ensure that your property meets the existing National Electrical Code. Rather, it works to ensure that the building does not have any unsafe wiring or exposed wiring which can cause imminent danger.
Different utility companies require varying types of inspections. They may also have different requirements. But rest assured that Empire Electric can provide you the services that will satisfy the jurisdiction or licensing requirements. As a State Certified Electrical Contractor, we will make sure that your needs are duly satisfied through our electricity inspections.
It is important that electrical systems are always assessed by professionals as they are the only ones that can accurately assess the weaknesses and strengths of your electrical system. Only with our professionals can you have a comprehensive list that will ensure your building is under optimum condition. When you are not sure of the safety of your building or you need to have inspected first before getting it powered backup, you can leave it to us.
Our professionals here at Empire Electric provide you quality inspections that will ensure the safety of your home or commercial building. Simply contact us today and we’ll be there to assist you in your licensing needs. Whenever you have electrical concerns, make sure that you don’t leave it to chance and be safe about it with our help.
Other Electrical Services Provided
Parking Lot Lighting Inspection
Emergency Lighting Inspection
Code Violation Inspection
Code Compliance Inspection
Overloaded circuits, tripping breakers, general safety
Inspections prior to Occupancy
Generator Load Inspection
Generator sizing inspection