Providing convenience and safety, the electrical component of a home has been continually changing over the years to meet the needs of the home owner. Industry has contributed as well to provide the consumer with safer and more energy-saving devices and methods

A visual inspection will evaluate the existing condition and serviceability of the following points:

EXTERIOR SERVICES: entrance location, loose mastheads, wires through trees, wires rubbing on house or roof, unsecured wiring, unsealed entry point, loose wires, deteriorated sheathing, tight wires to the house, poor drip loop, loose conduit, improper meter access, meter location

INTERIOR SERVICES: panel or Sub panel location, type of service such as breakers or fuses used, amperage and or voltage rating , approximate number circuits in use

GROUNDING: location, loose clamps, corrosion, splices, grounding to gas pipes

BREAKERS / FUSES: open knockouts, loose or corroded wires, rusting, missing fuses, over fusing, double tapped, unlinked 220 breakers, scorched fuse bodies, improper clearances in front of panel, over exposed wiring, reversed polarity, signs of amateur work, pigtails inside panel, no sub-panel main disconnects, melted or scorched insulation, incomplete labeling, GFCI response, unconnected circuits

WIRING METHODS: type of wire used (copper or aluminum), sheathing type used, wiring methods (modern or knob and tube)

GENERAL: Any obvious immediate condition that may appear to impede efficiency, cause premature failure, or pose a health or safety risk.

NOTE: If any point of a regular inspection is concealed, or not accessible to the inspector it will not be included in the inspection.