Home electrical inspections are not DIY jobs to be handled by the average homeowner. Having home electrical inspections done has both safety and financial benefits, so you should know when and why you should get them done.
When should you get a home electrical inspection?
There are two main circumstances in which homeowners should get a home electrical inspection. First, you should get one anytime you are buying a new home. In particular, this can be crucial if you are buying an older home. The older the home, the greater the chance of needing to upgrade or update electrical components that may not be readily apparent when walking through the home.
The second situation in which you should get a home electrical inspection is prior to any home renovations. This will give you a professional evaluation as to whether or not your current electrical set-up can support the renovations safely. Additionally, having the home electrical inspection prior to renovations themselves allows you to incorporate any needed repairs during the process instead of allowing them to sneak up on you after finishing the project.
Why should you get a home electrical inspection?
Above all, it keeps your home safe because it detects hidden electrical problems earlier on. A home electrical inspection can also help to detect upgrades that would make your home more energy-efficient and reduce your expenses in the long-term. Home electrical inspections can also be requested by insurers for various reasons. Having home electrical inspections done can help you fix safety issues and possibly save you on your premiums.
If you need a home electrical inspection, call us so we can get you set up with one of our expert technicians. Here at The Neighborhood Electrician, we promise to provide quality inspections, upfront pricing, and exceptional service so that your home remains safe and comfortable.