Whole Home Safety Inspections in Middlesex, Monmouth & Ocean Counties
Most of us make safety a priority in our lives and in our homes. We install smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, we buy fire extinguishers, and we keep our hallways clear of trip and fall hazards. But have you ever given thought to the safety of your home’s electricity? A problem with your electricity could cause an injury or even a devastating fire.
The best way to ensure the safety of the electrical systems with your home is with whole home safety inspections. We’ll examine every aspect of your home’s electrical service, from making sure the connection to your utility company is correctly installed, to verifying every electrical outlet in your home is properly and safely grounded. You’ll be able to rest at ease, knowing your home’s electrical systems have been checked for safety.
When should homeowners get an electrical inspection?
Electricians will tell you there are a number of times when it makes sense to request whole home safety inspections, including these:
- when you’re having problems with your home’s electricity
- if you’re thinking about renovations to your home
- before you finalize the purchase of a new home
- if your home is more than 30 years old
- when you’ve had storm damage.
What do whole home safety inspections include?
When the C&C electrical team performs whole home safety inspections, we look closely at every aspect of your home’s electric service, including:
- Checking the panel’s capacity and condition to ensure it can meet your needs
- Inspecting outlets and switches for signs of damage
- Making sure wire insulation is intact
- Testing to verify circuits are not overloaded
- Evaluating whether wiring meets safety standards
- Whether your system and appliances are properly grounded
- Verifying that GFCIs (ground-fault circuit interrupters) are functioning correctly to protect you from electrocution.
Because we’re thorough, you gain peace of mind that your electric power system is functioning safely and correctly!