What Is An Electrical
Inspection?

An electrical inspection is a written service report. Provided by the proper authority to ensure your property is electrically safe. Any electrical work that requires a permit also requires an electrical inspection. This does not include the rest of your home. Insurance Companies or Realtors usually request a full electrical inspection to reduce the risk of an electrical fire. When you hire Promax Electric Ltd. this service is always provided by our master electrician to make sure you’re taken care of by the most qualified electrician in the field.

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Burned truss from Knob &Tube Wiring

When should I get an Electrical Inspection?

When Purchasing or Selling a Home
Electrical inspections not only ensure your home is electrically sound, but they can also affect the purchase price. Say you want to buy a beautiful century home. The seller says “My brother’s and electrician and he said there’s only a few things that need fixing”. This is the perfect opportunity to secure an electrical inspection so you know what “a few things” can mean. Who doesn’t want more purchasing power? And, sometimes this can take a substantial amount off the asking price. This is also true for the seller. Prepare to answer any question your buyer may have!

When a Home is 40 Years or Older
Sometimes a home can go a long time without any work being done. Older homes were not required to have a 100 amp service. Anything below 100 amps would not provide enough power to supply a modern home and can cause unwanted disturbances. An electrical inspection can uncover all kinds of things, for example, knob and tube wiring, which is considered a high risk fire safety concern.

When Adding an Appliance
Some appliances need dedicated circuits, surge protection, data communication or specialty receptacles. A complete electrical inspection is not normally needed for this. But, it is always a good idea to get your electrical service panel checked by our Master Electrician to make sure it can handle the power needed for  that big purchase. When you call Promax Electric, we will ensure a smooth electrical installation.

When a Home has had a Major Renovation
With an electrical permit, electrical inspections are mandatory and are provided by your City or area inspector. Hiring Promax Electric Ltd. provides you with a master electrician to ensure the latest safety codes are implemented during the electrical installation. Don’t pay for additional inspections, it is our job to make sure you pass the inspection!

Electrical Inspections Uncover Dangers Lurking Behind the Scenes

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Electrical Inspection Uncovers Electrical Hazards in Attic

What to Expect with Your Electrical Inspection

When you decide to secure a complete electrical inspection, you will be greeted by our Master Electrician who is happy to answer any questions you may have. An average size home usually takes from one to two hours to acquire all the necessary photos and test all circuits and electrical devices. Your service panel is thoroughly examined and assessed for hot spots unseen by the naked eye.

Once the necessary data is collected, our master electrician processes a detailed report stating any protections, violations or warnings according to the current electrical code. Your report will also include your electrical system details and photos along with their descriptions. This will help you make an educated decision whether to purchase, sell or repair. Further more, Promax Electric Ltd. will provide an estimate or quote for any work that may be needed.

Electrical Inspections Ensure Your Safety!

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