Electrical Defects and Deficiencies from Our Home Inspections

  • Significant corrosion of conductors and bus bar. Notice the green copper wires.
  • Over-filled and open junction within attic. A larger closed box is needed.
  • Haphazard light fixture installation by bedroom clothes closet shelf. A significant fire hazard.
  • Insulation of one wire (second down from top) extending into terminal prevents proper contact.
  • Extensive overheating of terminals and conductors.
  • Significant overheating of neutral conductor (top). Terminal connection is loose.
  • Improper multiple conductor connection to lower terminal of circuit breaker. This terminal is suitable for only one wire.
  • Inadequate splice of grounding conductors. Loosely twisted together.