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Home Inspection Services in Boca Raton

When a home’s electrical system is damaged or faulty, dangerous fires can be the result. Additionally, if your generator is poorly maintained or installed by another company, it might not protect you in the event of a black-out.

The certified master electricians of Reliable have been offering in-home electrical and generator system inspections to Boca Raton and the surrounding areas for the last 10 years. To make sure your home is safe, up-to-code, and using energy as wisely as possible, we’ll send out a qualified professional to perform a detailed inspection. Our technician will make sure that your electrical system and generator are code compliant on all fronts. We are fully insured, guarantee all our work, and specialize in all residential and commercial systems and generators, so you can have complete peace of mind when you let us do your compliance check.

The Need for a Thorough Electrical and Generator Home Inspection

For those looking to buy a new home, they are counting on their home inspector to offer some insight into the type of service, condition of the existing electrical system, and any significant flaws he or she observes. Most importantly, you’ll need to ensure that the home is code compliant to avoid hefty fines and safety hazards.  Similarly, generators are complicated devises that need to pertain to a long list of standards for safety and effectiveness.

How We Can Help

Your Reliable home electrical inspector will determine the source of your home’s electrical service, which will either be overhead wires or underground wires.  Our inspectors know what to look for where the wires meet the home’s electrical wiring including an examination of the electrical meter. A simple visual inspection is made of your home’s system “disconnect” to make sure it exists, and then an estimation will be made of the wiring material used along with amperage and voltage. For safety reasons, your electrical system must be grounded. Your inspector will note how and where the ground exists, then look at the main electrical panel, noting its type and overall condition. We will remove the panel cover and observe the condition of circuit wires, then report on the visual condition of supply and circuit wiring. Inside, your inspector will make a thorough observation of wiring that runs from the main circuit panel to outlets/appliances in the home.

A generator inspector will perform all of the necessary safety checks, then test your generators functionality completely.  We inspect for parts in need of replacement, code compliance issues, and safety.  When we’re done, we always run a complete test of the system to make sure everything is working properly.

Your home inspection report will identify fire and other safety dangers and instances where you have inadequate wiring for your outlets and appliances being run.  At the end of our work, your home will be completely up to code and safe for all electrical functionality. Need to make sure your home is up to code standards?  Just call Reliable for a whole-home check!

Areas We Serve

November 15, 2018

What You Need to Know About Electrical Code Compliance

If you’re upgrading your home’s electrical system or about to start a remodeling project, then it’s important to be aware of electrical code compliance requirements. Electrical codes are specifically designed to set a safety standard that minimizes the chances of injuries and property damage due to electrical shock, faults, or fires. In other words: While complying with electrical codes might seem like a hassle, it’s an investment in your and your family’s safety. Of course, due to increased household power consumption ... Read More
October 24, 2018

Five Signs That a Tankless Water Heater Is Exactly What You Need

Are you thinking about installing a new water heater? Then maybe it’s time to replace your old storage tank model with a tankless water heater. Here are five signs that it might be the right choice for you!

How a Tankless Water Heater Works

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September 27, 2018

Tips for Keeping Smoke and CO Detectors Working Properly

Unlike other major appliances, smoke and CO detectors have a shorter shelf life, smoke detectors generally lasting 10 years and CO lasting five. Like any other appliance, however, they can be a little unpredictable and break down early. A well functioning detector needs more than just a new pair of batteries, but routine cleaning and care. To stay safe inside the comfort of your home, here are five easy maintenance tips for your smoke and CO detectors.

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