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Santa Rosa Home Inspector Electrical Inspection

Petaluma Home Inspector – Electrical Wiring Systems Double Taps

Petaluma Home Inspector Steve Ramos on Inspecting Electrical Systems Home inspectors are required to look at the readily accessible wiring.  In most cases this means that the panel cover for the electrical service is removed and the wiring and breakers are visually inspected.  One relatively common home inspector finding is the “double tap”.  A double tap is when two electrical wires are connected to one breaker and that breaker is … Continue Reading

Home Inspection of Federal Pacific Electrical Panels

Home Inspection Story About Federal Pacific Electrical Panels It was just another home inspection, or so I thought, when I walked up on this electrical panel as I have for so many years.  I knew the panel brand, which is Federal Pacific  or FPE, had a history so I always approached this brand of panel with a little more respect than the other brands that are common to our area … Continue Reading