• Jesse Smith

Electrical Safety Inspection Services

Updated: Apr 29, 2021

What Is an Electrical Home Inspection?

An electrical home inspection provides a thorough examination of your entire electrical system, ensuring all electrical wires, systems, and components (such as appliances) meet legal safety standards. The Canadian Electrical Code (CEC) is the code that all electricians in Edmonton operate under when examining your home, and defines the parameters for minimum standards across the Canada. Upon completion of your electrical home inspection, a Blitz Electric inspector will provide a detailed, prioritized checklist including areas in need of immediate attention, recommendations for improvements, and potential upgrade possibilities.

Benefits of an Electrical Safety Inspection

An electrical home inspection is important for the safety of your home and everyone in it. Getting your home’s electrical system checked by a professional will offer you peace of mind by:

  • Ensuring the safe operation of electrical components in your home

  • Identifying common electrical mistakes made by contractors and previous DIY homeowners

  • Recognizing outdated wiring such as aluminum or knob-and-tube

  • Identifying electrical wiring and components that may have degraded over time

  • Spotting oversized fuses or breakers that could lead to fire

  • Allowing for the correction of fire and safety hazards

  • Helping you save energy and reduce costs

  • Meeting insurance risk assessment inspections requirements

  • Letting you know the electrical in a new home is safe before you purchase it

What Does an Electrical Home Safety Inspection Include?

Your local Electrician in Edmonton knows just what to look for when it comes to residential electrical hazards. An electrical home inspection from Blitz Electric ltd covers:

  • Verification of proper light bulb wattage

  • Switch and wall outlet operation and condition

  • Shock or electrocution hazards

  • Verification that arc fault circuit interrupters (AFCIs) are operating properly

  • A check of all safety and security lighting

  • Confirmation of grounding systems

  • Validation of appropriate surge protection

  • Verification of the proper placement of smoke detectors

  • Testing of smoke detectors

  • Testing of carbon monoxide detectors

  • Inspection of the electrical panel for appropriate labels, amps, and operation

  • An examination of outdoor electrical systems

  • A detailed, prioritized report on all areas of attention concerning the electrical system of your home

Schedule Your Home Electrical Safety Inspection Today

Don’t wait – contact us today and ensure the safety of your home and family with an electrical home inspection. Call us at 780-965-1260 or email us at

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