Electrical wiring in question…

A sure tail sign of amateur workmanship is this, Non-metallic cable passed through knock-outs in the main electrical service panel which had no bushing installed. Bushings are electrical connectors designed to protect conductors where they pass through sheet metal. Without bushings, the sharp edges of sheet metal may damage the conductors. Bushings also include clamps which.. read more →

Hookup For Dryer Can Light Up Your Life!

Home Inspections usually brings about interesting finds. These finds may be something that is good but usually I see things that may you want to just take a step back and wonder. People that take upon themselves to make repairs or construct something without experience or proper knowledge about the items they are performing should.. read more →

Electrical Wiring should be performed by Licensed Electricians!

As a Home Inspector, I look at a tremendous amount of issues in a days time. One phase of a home inspection is the Electrical system and sometimes I find very unusual repairs and installations. As seen in this photo improper wiring of an exterior outlet /light fixture was found and the evidence of Non-Professional wiring.. read more →

Junction Box “Octopus”

One part of a Home Inspection is inspecting the electrical system. I sometimes feel after leaving a house that “I have seen it all” but items such as this you just shake your head! Electrical issues effect everyone and can cause drastic damage and even death. Anyone that performs electrical work that is not a.. read more →

Shocking Find can light up your life!

Today doing a Home Inspection I found a very serious electrical issue. Outside I found a receptacle that is hanging by the wires, loose no plate and a damaged outlet! This is such a dangerous defect, can you imagine what could happen if a child handled this! Electrical issues are never to be taken lightly.. read more →