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Electrical Concerns

Service Size Service Wires Electric Panels
Old Electrical Wires Typical Problems Special Devices
Aluminum Wires    

 

Service Wires


Touchable overhead service wire
 

Main breaker located under the electric meter

Electrical transformer located in the front yard area

Three Wire Service to the House

Three Wire Service to the House

Inadequate Electric Service

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Electric Panels


 

 

 

 

 

 

Indication of water inside the main electrical panel

 

 

Disconnected Ground Wire at the Water Main

Disconnected Ground Jumper Wire at the Water Meter

 

Service Size


100 Ampere Electric Service

150 Ampere Main Breaker

 

150 Ampere main Breaker

200 Ampere main Breaker

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aluminum Wires


 

 

 

Aluminum Electrical wire
subject to damage

Aluminum Wire

Aluminum wire inside the main electric panel

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Typical Problems


Exposed wires

Missing Meter Lock

Improperly Spliced wires

Loose Electrical Outlet

Electric Test- Indicating Reverse Polarity Condition

Electric Test- Indicating An Open Ground

Outlet Tester

 

 

 

 

 

 

Old Electrical Wires


Old post and tube wiring

Old post and tube wiring

Old post and tube wiring

Old wire in contact with wood
a fire hazard

Old wires -alive

Old post wires connected to a light fixture

Old post and tube wiring

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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