In this month's home inspection pictures we have an electrical theme. First, we have an outlet with an electrical tester in it showing that it has a "hot/neutral reverse" (reverse polarity). This is a common issue to find on a home inspection, and basically means someone accidentally switched the hot and neutral wires. In the second picture we see wires spliced together outside of a junction box and is a safety issue, but easily fixed.
We work very hard to make your home inspection report thorough and detailed, but also easy to understand. At times though, terms such as "ampacity" or "elastomeric" may not be part of our everyday vocabulary, and may not be easily understood by just reading your home inspection report. That is why we have included the world's largest home inspection glossary below. Simply enter the term or phrase below and see the information you need. Questions? Contact me!
Home Inspection Glossary
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