Mister Sparky® of Charleston
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1929 Belgrade Ave Charleston, SC 29407

Home Electrical Inspections In Charleston

Electrical Inspections for Homeowners and Home Buyers

man conducting home electrical inspectionA thorough electrical panel inspection can reveal potential safety hazards before they endanger your family. If you aren’t sure about the history of your home, a professional assessment can tell you whether any upgrades were performed by a licensed professional or an unqualified handyman. If you’re shopping for a home, remember that most home inspections only offer a general overview of the property’s condition. To get the full picture before you buy, have a professional electrician check each part of the home’s wiring, including the following components.

  • Circuit breakers
  • Electrical outlets
  • Fixtures and switches
  • GFCI/AFCI protection
  • Smoke detectors
  • Wiring connections

Scheduling an electrical inspection is an easy way to protect your biggest investment and to guarantee your family’s safety. If your house has electrical problems, you should know so that you can have them repaired.

Common Electrical Code Violations

Older homes in Charleston and Mount Pleasant rarely meet today’s sophisticated electrical standards, but that doesn’t mean that the components have to be unsafe. Regardless of the building’s age, here are a few red flags that we frequently see during home inspections.

  • Improperly tapped breakers and overburdened outlets can lead to overheating and fire hazards.
  • Bathrooms, kitchens, laundry rooms, and outdoor receptacles should be equipped with GFCIs.
  • Major appliances and outlets used for microwaves, hair dryers and high-draw devices should be on a dedicated circuit with the correct amperage rating.
  • New light fixtures shouldn’t be connected to old wires since they operate at a higher temperature. Your electrician can correct this problem by installing new wire.
  • Older light switches often aren’t wired to a neutral line, which is needed for certain features, such as motion-detection sensors and dimmers.
  • Illegal splices with exposed wires are one of the worst code violations. All junctions and terminations should be safely housed in a code-compliant junction box.

Preventing Fire Hazards With Home Inspections

Electrical faults are the third most common cause of house fires. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, small appliances that are plugged into overloaded outlets spark more than 5,300 fires annually. All in all, residential electrical fires cause $1.3 billion in damage every year. You can dramatically reduce this risk by having your home’s electrical system inspected and by repairing problems promptly.

Schedule An Electrical Inspection Today!

If you’ve been having problems with flickering lights, sparks or tripped breakers, protect your family and your Charleston, Mt. Pleasant, Summerville, North Charleston, and surrounding area home by scheduling an electrical panel inspection. Call Mister Sparky® of Charleston to make an appointment. We’ll arrive on time, or your inspection is free. All of our work is covered with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. If you decide on any work to be completed, we’ll provide straightforward pricing and unbeatable customer service excellence. But don't take our word for it! Read what our past clients have to say about us here.

The Importance of Hiring a Trustworthy Electrical Home Inspection Service in Charleston

Hiring a reputable home electrical inspection service is of paramount importance when it comes to ensuring the safety and functionality of your Charleston home's electrical system. These professionals are equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to conduct comprehensive electrical home inspections, identifying potential issues that can lead to dangerous situations such as fires, shocks, or even explosions.

Moreover, an exhaustive home electrical inspection performed by a trusted service can provide homeowners with peace of mind. Knowing that your electrical system has been thoroughly inspected by a qualified professional can alleviate concerns about potential hidden issues. Besides assessing the current state of your electrical system, a reputable inspector can advise on preventative measures to mitigate risk and enhance the overall efficiency of your home's electrical setup.

Finally, a credible home electrical inspection service like Mister Sparky® of Charleston provides invaluable assistance when buying or selling a property. An unbiased, professional inspection can highlight any necessary repairs or updates, fostering transparency and trust in real estate transactions. At the end of the day, a thorough electrical inspection is not just a safety measure but also an investment that helps maintain or even increase the value of your property.

In conclusion, hiring a reputable, professional home electrical inspection service like Mister Sparky® of Charleston plays a pivotal role in ensuring safety, fostering peace of mind, and aiding in real estate transactions. It's an essential component of responsible homeownership, and the importance of choosing a qualified, trustworthy professional for your electrical home inspections cannot be understated.

Contact our trustworthy and safety-minded Charleston electrical inspections team today at (843) 418-0696 or request an appointment online.
 

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    "Exceptional Experience From Start To Finish. Customer Service From Initial Phone Call Was Perfect. She Was Polite And Thoroughly Informed Me About Initial Appointment. Electrician (Colby) Was ..."

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    "What a great experience from start to finish! Customer service from the switchboard was outstanding--friendly, courteous, efficient, asked all the right questions. Daniel, the technician, did an ..."

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    "Mike was prompt, pleasant and conscientious. He wore booties over his shoes while in the house, cleaned up after himself and in general was very courteous. If all the electricians are as good as he is, you have an outstanding business."
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    "Doug was very helpful explaining what needed to be repaired. Everything was completed in a timely manner. I am truly satisfied with the outcome of the repairs."
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    "Mike was really awesome - he was very friendly and he explained everything to us and he cleaned up after himself. Awesome personality and he gets the job done. He is good people. This experience was smooth because of Mike and his professionalism."
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    "Our electrical service provider with Mister Sparky (Mike M.) was prompt, professional and well-mannered. He completed our electrical work on the same day and we were very happy with the work performed and the cleanliness and care taken while in our home."
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