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The Hidden Risks Lurking in Your Wiring 🔍

Thinking of wiring your home yourself to save a few dollars? Think again, you’ll be shocked at all of the potential risks associated with faulty wiring. Faulty electrical wiring can be difficult to suspect until it is too late. This is why routine inspections and wiring done by trained professionals is a necessity. Although wiring may be difficult to see, here are a few tips that indicate your wiring may be faulty:

  • If you see issues like loose outlets, flickering switches, or non-functioning outlets, don’t ignore them! These problems can indicate underlying wiring issues and must be addressed promptly before overheating or fires occur.
  • An important issue to be on the lookout for is damaged wiring. It is extremely important to regularly inspect your wiring for signs of wear, fraying, or exposed wires to avoid risk associated with damaged wiring such as electrical shocks and fires.
  • Outdated wiring systems could also put you and your loved ones at risk. Outdated wiring systems, such as knob-and-tube or aluminum wiring should be upgraded to improved safety and efficiency by trained professionals to ensure it is done correctly. DIY Wiring can lead to a plethora of mistakes and unintended problems. Hiring qualified electricians to complete your wiring needs is the best way to avoid safety hazards.
  • Make sure and be aware of  the warning signs of potential electrical problems, such as burning smells, sparks, or tripped circuit breakers. The problems require immediate attention and must be handled properly.

The need for routine inspections and trained professionals is of the utmost importance to ensure your wiring is done and operation correctly. So make sure you don’t get shocked and call Tim Ferguson and let one of our trained technicians safely wire or inspect your home today!