It’s vital to have a thorough electrical inspection performed on the property to ensure it’s safe and compliant.
Electrical Pre Purchase Inspection
Obtain a full pre purchase electrical report for your peace of mind.
An electrical inspection prior to the purchase of a property can identify any dangerous electrical situations that may be very costly to repair once the property has been purchased. For a fee as low as $299+gst a pre purchase inspection can be made on your potential new home purchase, and a detailed report will be forwarded to you within 48 hours. In addition to this report will be attached a quotation for any necessary repairs to rectify faulty wiring or equipment. This report can then be used in negotiation of property price. This small fee can save thousands of dollars in the future! More importantly an electrical inspection may just save a life!
Furthermore this comprehensive pre purchase inspection which will truly give you peace of mind and help you with making the decision on whether or not to purchase a home or deciding on the offer you should make knowing the condition of the electrical system that the home has.
Electrical Pre Purchase Inspections Are Overlooked
Many potential homebuyers do not do an electrical pre purchase inspection. While most people when buying a property will have a building and pest inspection, this does not cover an inspection of the electrical system, wiring etc of the home. We strongly urge you to always have an electrical pre purchase inspection done as well.
Should you purchase a home with faulty and/or insufficient power system you could be spending a great deal of money getting it fixed or replaced later on. This could be money that you had set aside for repainting, sanding floors, upgrading the kitchen etc. However faulty electrical problems can mean that all these projects would have to be put on hold.
What Does an Electrical Pre Purchase Inspection Involve?
An electrical pre purchase inspection should be conducted by a qualified and experienced electrician. The main objective of an electrical pre purchase inspection is to make sure that the electrical systems of the property are safe and in a serviceable condition.
A detailed pre purchase inspection is provided for $299+gst. This inspection is comprehensive and the electrician will undertake a thorough inspection of the electrical systems of the home and provide you with a written report. A comprehensive pre purchase inspection involves:-
• Identifying any electrical hazards
• Checking for unsheathed permanent wiring
• Examination of the power box
• Testing safety switches
• Examination of power points and lighting
• Inspect for exposed wires
• Evaluate whether or not there is sufficient electrical service
• Check for out-dated wiring systems
• Determine whether the home includes do-it-yourself wiring
• Testing of smoke alarms and noting the location of the alarms
• Identifying any electrical items that do not abide by current government regulations
Upon completion of the comprehensive pre purchase electrical inspection we will provide you with a concise and easy to understand inspection report. The report will also provide you with a quotation for rectifying any electrical hazards, problems or upgrades required.