Whether it’s for appliances, computers, televisions, or a wide range of other items, electricity is a necessity in our daily lives. House fires and even electrocutions occur often because of faulty electrical wires and outlets in a home. It’s important to ensure the overall electrical safety of all the electric components in your home and ensure that they are all up to code for the overall safety of your home and family.
If your home is an older home, chances are the wiring is old and the circuit breakers in the home may not be equipped with the most modern features to maintain the best safety standards. Having the electrical system in your home assessed for safety will not only ensure an effective and efficient electrical system, but will also help to ensure the safety of your family.
SCHEDULE AND ELECTRICAL SAFETY ASSESSMENT AND CHECK UP
Homeowners should schedule an electrical safety assessment and check up with their trusted electrician to establish the safety condition and status of any electrical system. If there are problems that exist, your electrician can troubleshoot and offer effective solutions. An adequate inspection is always recommended when buying a new home, but it is also recommended if you have been living in your own home more than 25 years. A certified, experienced electrician can perform a thorough analysis, assessment and system inspection to identify any areas of concern, and suggest ways to ensure a much safer electrical system.
MAKE CERTAIN THE OUTLETS AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS ARE UP TO DATE AND SAFE
Your electrician can explain the importance of up-to-date circuit breakers and outlets. Circuit breakers protect the wiring in your home and your appliances by helping to avoid power surges that can ultimately cause serious permanent damage or fires. An inspection of the circuit breakers in your home will also ensure that your electrical system is working properly, and all is safe.
BE SURE THAT YOUR HOME’S ELECTRICAL SYSTEM IS UP TO CODE AND STANDARDS
The best way to ensure that your system is up to code is to rely upon a professional licensed and certified electrician to perform an electrical safety inspection of your home, as well as any repairs or installations. When you rely on individuals who are not licensed and certified, you are at risk of minimizing the overall safety of your home, the proper functionality of your home’s electrics, and the overall value of your home. Always use a licensed professional whenever you have issues with your electrical system.
STAY ALERT AND BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR ANY POTENTIAL DANGERS OR HAZARDS
There are a number of potential issues that can occur with the electrics in your home. It is important that you stay alert and can recognize any such hazards. For instance, circuit breakers that consistently trip or old wiring that is beginning to fray are potential hazards that should be addressed immediately. If a newly installed appliance is not working properly, this could present a potential hazard as well. Whatever the situation may be, if it looks or seems potentially dangerous or out of whack, then reach out to a professional electrician right away. Never attempt to resolve electrical problems on your own since it can prove to be very dangerous to not only your home but your family as well. A safe, effective, and efficient electrical system is vital to the overall safety and well being of your home and family, so be sure to reach out to a professional electrician to perform any troubleshooting or electrical repairs. Relying upon a professional electrician provides you with the peace of mind in knowing that your electrical issues are in the hands of professionals who can provide the most effective solutions each time, every time.
FRANKLIN’S TRUSTED TEAM OF PROFESSIONALS
Gervais Electric, Inc. has come to be known as the go to company for all your electrical system needs. Whether electrical safety inspections, repairs, analyses or assessments, our team has got you covered. For all your home electrical needs, be sure to reach out to our dedicated team who is steadfast in providing you with only the highest quality electrical products and services. Don’t delay. Schedule your inspection and analysis today!