Electrical Inspection

Here are four key times to schedule an electrical inspection: when buying a house, upgrading to new appliances, living in an older home, or undertaking a major home renovation.

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Laughlin Electric Electrical Inspection

Keeping the electrical systems in our homes updated and functioning properly is vital, for both personal safety and practical convenience. A routine inspection can serve that purpose as sure as a routine physical can protect our physical health. And Laughlin Electric has over 30 years of experience providing reliable, proactive diagnostics that homeowners can trust.

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4 Times to Get an Electrical Inspection

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There are several good reasons to have your home's electrical panels and wiring properly inspected. Here are four of the most common times people choose to have this work done:

  • Buying a House

    When purchasing a new home, getting an electric inspection offers valuable insight into the condition of the system and helps identify any potential hazards or necessary repairs. An inspection can uncover outdated wiring, faulty outlets, or inadequate electrical panel capacity, allowing prospective buyers to make an informed decision about the property.

  • Buying New Appliances

    Upgrading to new appliances often requires more electrical power. These include air conditioners, electric water heaters, high-powered kitchen appliances, pools, and hot tubs. A electrical inspection from our office can determine if the system can handle the increased load without overloading the circuits or causing electrical damage.

  • The House Is Older

    Older homes have a lot of great benefits, but it is especially important to have regular electric inspections. The systems in older houses may not meet current safety standards or may have outdated components that pose a risk. An inspection can identify potential fire hazards, faulty wiring, inadequate grounding, or outdated electrical panels.

  • Doing a Major Home Renovation

    Undertaking a major home renovation project involves significant electrical work. Whether it involves adding new rooms, upgrading the kitchen, or installing outdoor lighting, a proper inspection should be a standard part of the process. Our work will be aimed at ensuring that the system can accommodate the increased demand and that all installations comply with electrical codes and safety standards. What's more, an inspection can help identify any hidden electrical issues that may arise during the renovation process, preventing future problems or delays.

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Benefits of Regular Electrical Inspections

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Having a regular electrical inspection conducted on your home offers several important benefits that ensure the safety, efficiency, and functionality of your electrical system. Here are four of those benefits:

  • Catching Small Issues Early

    Electrical inspections help identify minor issues before they escalate into major repairs. By detecting problems early on, such as loose connections or worn-out components, homeowners can address them promptly, preventing more significant damage or even electrical failures down the road.

  • Locating Fire Risks and Shock Hazards

    The inspection can uncover overloaded circuits, old wiring, improper grounding, or bad equipment that could lead to electrical faults and dangerous electrical fires.

  • Assessing Electrical Capacity

    An electrical inspection works to ensure that a home's electrical system can handle the demands placed on it. With advancements in technology and the increasing number of electrical devices in homes today, it is imperative to ensure that the electrical system has the capacity to support these loads safely. An inspection can determine if the system needs upgrades or modifications to meet current and future requirements.

  • Lowering Energy Use and Improving Efficiency

    Another benefit of an electrical inspection is the opportunity to improve energy efficiency. Inspections can identify areas where energy is being wasted, such as inefficient lighting, outdated appliances, or power-hungry electrical systems. By addressing these inefficiencies, homeowners can lower their energy consumption, reduce utility bills, and contribute to a greener environment.

We Power Homes & Empower People

Our electrical inspection technicians give homeowners peace of mind regarding their electrical systems. But even more than that, we empower them for the future by explaining, in layman's terms, what we're doing and why. Electrical work needs to be done by a licensed professional, to be sure, but that doesn't mean it should be a mystery to homeowners. We do reliable work and help people understand why we're doing it.

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