Things You Need to Know About Electrical Safety

  • Did you know that if you hire someone to do electrical work, they must have a valid NC electrical license? Yes, this includes changing fixtures or replacing outlets.
  • Did you know if you have outlets that are not working it is a potential fire hazard?
  • Did you know that if you have a light that is intermittent it is a potential fire hazard?
  • Did you know that a disconnect for your hot tub must be at least five feet away and the circuit must be GFCI protected?
  • Did you know that any cable buried in the ground must be of direct burial type and must be buried to code specifications?
  • Did you know that when removing a light fixture and replacing it with a fan, the box must be fan-rated?
  • Did you know that extension cords are only for temporary use?
  • Did you know that you should replace smoke alarm batteries twice per year and you should test every month?

Hiring a licensed professional to do electrical work is the only way to ensure that your home is free from hazards.

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