Tag Archives: electrical inspection

Issues With Older Electrical Panels

Listed below are some electrical panels that are usually marked “defective” on a home inspection.  In most cases, the panels should be evaluated by an electrician and upgraded. Fuse Style Panels:  These panels are very old and have pull out fuses for mains and screw in fuses for circuits.  Wiring in the home is usually […]

GFCI locations and electrical issues

When performing a home inspection, I note issues related to incorrect outlets.  Whats important to know here is that some of the issues noted where acceptable when the home was built.  As standards change over the years previous situations become “unsafe” or “unacceptable”.  This goes for many things, but I’ll stick to outlets in this […]