A Safety Inspection That Could Save You Thousands

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When was the last time you had an electrician inspect and clean the electrical panel in your home? If you're like most people, you probably don't know that this kind of preventive maintenance could help you avoid a costly power failure. A Vice President of a Diamond Certified company, says most residential and commercial customers should have this type of service performed at least every other year.

It's just as important as having your chimney and furnace inspected regularly. The electrician will clean out the dust and debris that accumulates in the fuse box or electrical panel, and tighten loose connections. Those loose connections are a potential fire hazard and are caused by the wires heating up and cooling down under normal electrical loads. While you have the electrician in your home, don't forget to ask him to also check for pre-existing electrical code violations.