Your home’s electrical is like the circulatory system of your home. If something isn’t running properly, you know it, and fast. Keeping the electrical in good condition is paramount. Follow our safety checklist to make sure your home has the healthiest electrical possible.
Electrical Panel Inspection
If you notice breakers tripping more frequently, breakers that won’t trip, or a lights flickering, chances are you need a panel inspection. Literally the heart of your home’s electrical, the panel should be inspected if you suspect something is not operating properly.
Smoke Detector Check
‘Are your home’s smoke detectors current with Maryland Electrical Codes? Right now all battery operated smoke detectors should be replaced with a 10 year lithium ion battery. Also all smoke alarms need to be replaced if they are older than 10 years.
Surge Protection Installation
With spring and summer storms on the way, we need to protect our home’s electronics. Whole home surge protection is fast, easy and affordable. Much cheaper than replacing your computer or TV’s!
If your home was built prior to 1980, it may have been built with aluminum wiring. Know that aluminum wiring is a big fire hazard, and should be inspected, possibly replaced.
These outlets cut off power if they detect moisture. If you do not have these installed in your bathrooms or kitchen, they should be to prevent electric shock.