Electrical Inspections in Southern Maryland 

Professional Inspections for Electrical Systems in Northern VA & Washington DC

When is the last time that an electrician visited your home? If you have not had an inspection scheduled recently, you might be exposed to more risks from faulty switches, outlets, or fixtures. Your home may be incapable of supporting your needs if your old panels have not been upgraded to handle the increased load, or your ancient wiring may be made of aluminum, making it prone to a greater risk of fire. The only way to avoid these dangerous situations is by arranging for thorough electrical inspections in Southern Maryland with our dedicated techs at John Goudie Electric.

Contact us now at (301) 945-7688 to learn more about the importance of electrical inspections, or to set an appointment.

Signs That You Need to Schedule a Professional Inspection

Only an expert electrician can truly tell you what is going wrong with your electrical system, especially because so many symptoms of malfunctioning panels, fixtures, outlets, and wiring look very similar to each other. However, you should still be extremely aware of the typical side effects which signify that something is wrong. By knowing the signs that your system could be in trouble, you can make sure to schedule an inspection with a professional before things develop for the worse. 

Some of the clear indicators that it is time to schedule an inspection include the presence of:

  • Flickering lights
  • Buzzing sounds coming from outlets
  • Electric shock when plugging in or unplugging an appliance
  • Burning smell from lighting fixtures or outlets
  • Fixtures and outlets feel hot to the touch
  • Frequently blown fuses or tripped breakers

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What Is Involved in a Thorough Inspection

Once it is clear that there is something wrong with your system, no matter how small the issue might seem, the first thing to do is reach out to a technician right away. A proactive inspection that scrutinizes every component of your electrical system can save you from paying pricy bills unnecessarily. 

An expert inspection conducted by professional electricians will involve a careful examination to check whether:

  • Any outlets have come loose
  • There is the presence of frayed wiring
  • The wiring insulation has become worn
  • The panels are able to handle the amount of power coming from your multiple devices
  • There are some outlets or fixtures that don’t work properly the first time
  • Lights tend to dim or shine with less power than usual

Why You Should Still Invest in Inspections When You Aren’t Experiencing Problems

There are certain situations where it is important to schedule an inspection, even if you haven’t noticed significant issues. For example, if you are preparing to take part in a real estate transaction, this is a critical time to proactively schedule an inspection with a professional electrician. Our experienced technicians at John Goudie Electric can even take care of all repairs you may need before the transfer of ownership takes place if you are buying or selling a property.

Call us today at (301) 945-7688, or reach out to us online, so that our dedicated contractors can guarantee the safety and performance of electricity in your home with our electrical inspections in Southern Maryland.

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