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Home Safety Inspection

While most people do not realize it, electrical wires can be a big fire hazard. Since they’re hiding behind your walls, it can be difficult to identify potential problems. To avoid shocks and fires, it is pertinent to make sure that your home’s electrical system is functioning properly. Our company is here to help. We provide locals with a comprehensive and free home safety inspection with each service call.

When our technician reaches your home, they’ll check your electrical system for the most common issues, including old wiring, aluminum wiring, and more. Read more about the potential hazards below.

Old Wires – First, you have to be worried about old, outdated wires. Homes that were built before 1950 might use wires insulted with a cloth. Unfortunately, this is going to create problems because the cloth will eventually degrade and fall apart. As this happens, it is going to leave the electrical wire exposed. Eventually, this could lead to an electrical fire.

Aluminum Wires – Aluminum wires are equally worrisome. It was regularly used to construct homes in the 1960s and 1970s. The problem is that aluminum wiring will shrink and expand depending on the temperature. At some point, it could disconnect and lead to issues.

Tripping Breaks – You’ll also have to worry about circuit breakers tripping frequently. If your breakers trip regularly, there is a good chance that something is wrong. Something is causing the breakers to trip. Our safety inspection can likely help pinpoint the source of the problem.

Outlets Being Overloaded – Finally, we’ll make sure that you’re not overloading your electrical outlets. Using too many extension cords could overload your system. It is best to upgrade your home’s electrical system to minimize problems. If extension cords are required too often, call us.

You may believe that our home safety inspection is going to take a long time. As a result, you might avoid signing up for our service. You must remember that we’ll do a thorough job. However, it doesn’t have to consume your entire day. We’ll do our best to check your system swiftly. Once we’ve done that, we’ll know what is wrong with your home’s electrical system.

Alpha Electrician Tacoma employs the best in the industry. We serve residents of Tacoma, Washington, and all nearby areas. Call today to schedule an appointment with our experts.

FAQs – Our Free Home Safety Inspections

As the name implies, a periodic test is a test that is conducted regularly. It should be performed by a qualified professional to ensure that electrical problems are identified immediately. Our expert will come to your home and carefully examine your electrical system. We’ll help you deal with any problems we find.

We use certain electrical testing methods to identify and rectify problems. For instance, we typically use insulation resistance, leakage current, high voltage, and earth continuity tests.

After the installation of an electrical system, you should receive an Electrical Installation Condition Report.

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