Unsafe Electrical Installations

When it comes to electricity in the home a 2012 Leger Market Research survey identified that 28% of respondents feel somewhat safe, and 56% of respondents expressed concern associated with poorly repaired or installed electrical wiring.

Unsafe electrical installations…

  • do not meet safety codes and standards;
  • may include unsafe electrical products and/or components;
  • can present potential shock and fire hazards;
  • decrease the value of your home; and
  • could impact your home insurance coverage.

How to protect your family and home when arranging electrical work.

  • Ask yourself:
  • Confirm that anyone you hire to do electrical work is qualified and meets provincial licensing requirements; and
  • Check that arrangements have been made for electrical inspections to ensure you have a record that electrical work meets pertinent codes and standards.

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