Baton Rouge Electrical Inspections
At Braud Electric, we provide top quality Baton Rouge electrical inspections that are thorough and come with an honest evaluation. Our Baton Rouge home inspectors will also provide you with reliable solutions regarding any electrical problems found during the inspection. Your electrical safety is one of our highest priorities, and you can rest assured that our certified electrical inspection contractors will do a diligent job of assessing your Baton Rouge home’s electrical system.
Whether you are planning to buy, build, sell or remodel a home in Baton Rouge, investing in home inspections just makes good sense. How else will you understand the condition of your home’s systems? This is especially important concerning the electrical system of homes in Baton Rouge. Understanding your Baton Rouge home’s electrical components are critical when it comes to purchasing, repairing, and home maintenance decisions.
Why You Should Hire Braud Electric to Perform Baton Rouge Electrical Inspections
The one system that is of greatest concern to Baton Rouge home buyers and home owners is the electrical system. Very few home inspectors are qualified to make a complete detailed assessment of an electrical system. Our basic home inspection already includes an inspection of the electrical system that exceeds industry standards for home inspections.
Removal & Inspection a Select Number of Wiring Devices
- We check the condition of the device
- We check the wire feeding the device
- We check for open grounds
- We check for proper polarity
- We check the integrity of the connections
- We check to see whether it is properly wired
A representative number of devices will be checked. Typically, we check 10-15% of the devices but if we find problems in some of the devices, we increase the number of devices that we check so that we can better assess the likelihood that the problems exist in other areas.
Inspection of Electrical Panels
- We check the integrity of the water meter bonding jumper; if present
- We check for the presence of a ground rods and the connections
- We check for proper grounding of supplemental systems, such as telephones and cable television
- We check critical area for potential corrosion
- We check the operation of all GFCI breakers
To learn more about our home inspection process, feel free to call your Baton Rouge electrician at Braud Electric today. We’ll be happy to answer any questions you have about our home inspections service.
Electrical Safety & Why You Need to Schedule for Routine Electrical Inspections in Baton Rouge
Many homeowners in Baton Rouge neglect to properly maintain their electrical systems, let alone schedule for routine electrical inspections. In fact, most homeowners in Baton Rouge only schedule for an inspection when they are selling or buying a home. While this is definitely a good time to schedule and appointment with a qualified Baton Rouge electrical inspections company, your home needs to be inspected more regularly than that, especially if any changes (such as remodeling) or electrical problems have come up in your home.
Just doing a quick browse through the news in the Baton Rouge area for “electrical fires” will produce several articles from just this year of homes and businesses in our area that have suffered damages because of what is generally referred to in the media as “electrical malfunctions”. Often times, these electrical malfunctions can be easily prevented with routine maintenance and keeping up with needed electrical repairs.
But how do you know if your home needs electrical repairs or has a potential problem if you don’t get an inspection? Sure, if the lights start flickering, your power randomly shuts off when there’s isn’t a storm in sight, or some electrical outlets stop working, you should call for a Baton Rouge electrician to come check things out. Many Baton Rouge homeowners don’t see things as very big issues, though, and tend to ignore them once everything seems to be working fine again. This is the type of situation which leads to sparks and overheating of electrical components, however, and the perfect setup for electrical fires.
So don’t take electrical safety lightly! Contact Braud Electric today to schedule your Baton Rouge electrical inspections with our certified technicians.
Braud Electric – Certified Home Inspectors in Baton Rouge
At Braud Electric our licensed and experience electricians are certified to perform home inspections in the Baton Rouge area. If you want an honest evaluation of your home’s electrical system at any time, you can rely on Braud Electric to deliver. We keep your electrical safety at the forefront of our minds, and have the skills and tools to make a complete assessment following stringent electrical code standards to ensure your home gets the proper electrical repairs and updates needed to prevent electrical fires, shock and other hazards.
Prevent electrical fires in Baton Rouge: protect your home and family by getting a professionally conducted electrical inspection scheduled with Braud Electric today!