Electricity has an essential role to play in your home, from powering your appliances to providing lighting. While this role hasn’t changed much over the years, plenty of your devices and electrical needs will continue to change. As technology progresses, you want to be sure your home’s electrical system can keep up. This means you need an electrical inspection from time to time. Here’s why:
- Legality- Electrical inspections are required by law in some cases. For instance, if your home renovations involve electrical work, such as installing panel upgrades, you are required to obtain a permit. Since an electrical inspection is an integral aspect of the permitting process, it is required as well. Electrical inspections help you ensure that your home’s electrical work is not in violation of any federal or local codes.
- Safety- It goes without saying that electricity can be very dangerous. Even low voltage wiring can be unsafe. However, licensed electricians know how to look for fraying wires and other electrical hazards in order to prevent various mishaps, reduce the risk of a fire, and protect your family from harm.
- Peace of Mind- No one wants to live in a home with a faulty electrical system because it can lead to extensive property damage and put people in danger. If you would like to rest in your home without being paranoid about your electricity, an electrical inspection can grant the peace of mind you’re looking for.
To schedule an inspection with a licensed electrician, contact us at The Neighborhood Electrician.