Electrical Safety Inspections in Blaine, TN

Electrical Safety Inspections in Blaine, TN

Electrical wiring is not something homeowners think about every day because they are hidden inside the walls of the home, allowing one to enjoy a great variety of modern conveniences. However, "out of sight, out of mind" is not the way to go when handling a home's electrical wiring.

Home electrical system inspections are beneficial in a number of ways. It is always good to be thoroughly aware of what your electrical system is capable of, where it could use improvements and whether it is performing without faults or potential hazards. According to the National Fire Protection Association, electrical issues are the number one cause of property damage in home fires across the U.S.

An electrical home inspection from Blaine Electric can save you and your family from numerous dangerous situations and electrical hazards in your home. Your entire electrical system will be comprehensively examined; ensuring that all electrical wires, systems, and appliances in your home meet at least the legal minimum safety standards. The state of Tennessee & National Electrical Code guides all us when examining your home. The Code defines the considerations for minimum standards across the United States. We will provide a detailed, prioritized, checklist including areas in need of direct attention, recommendations for improvements, and prospective upgrade possibilities.

Home Safety Inspections

If you have never had a safety inspection of your electrical system, or it has been a long time, it may be a good idea to call Blaine Electric. As your family grows and as technology advances your energy consumption needs also change. Putting increased energy demands on your home's electrical system could have an effect that you are not aware of. A home electrical safety inspection will not only alert you of potential fire and health hazards, but it also will show you where your home is inefficient. This will give you the opportunity to make improvements that will save you energy and money moving forward. Aside from your electrical system, a safety inspection also tests your safety equipment, such as smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. These safety features are essential to ensuring your family and property remain in good health.

Blaine Electric Home Inspection includes:

Blaine Electric Home Inspection includes:

  • Check grounding systems
  • Check for proper placement and presence of smoke detectors
  • Test smoke detectors and replace batteries
  • Test carbon monoxide detectors if present and replace batteries
  • Check the electrical panel for appropriate labels, amps, and operation
  • Ensure light bulb wattage is not too large for the fixture socket (fire hazard)
  • Switch and wall outlet operation and condition
  • Check ground fault circuit interrupting devices
  • Check arc fault circuit interrupting devices
  • Check for safety and security lighting
  • Check for appropriate surge protection
  • Check outdoor electrical systems
  • Check for proper fuse size and over-current protection
  • Inspect and report ALL other potential or immediate hazards
  • Check that all junction boxes in attics and crawlspaces are secured and covered

Electrical Home Inspections Provide:

  • Offers homeowner Peace of mind
  • Save energy - save money
  • Maintain electrical safety throughout the home
  • Insurance companies may require