How many ways can you run electrical wiring wrong without electrocuting someone or catching the place on fire? This DIY’er ran an extension cord from an exterior light socket outlet adapter across the walkway, through the exterior wall of the garage, then spliced into Romex wiring without a junction box
For those home owners or investors out there that own a home or are contemplating purchasing one built prior to the 1930’s in the Omaha Metro, this article explains the issues that commonly arise with knob-n-tube wiring. Knob-n-Tube Wiring: What You Need to Know What is Knob-n-Tube? Knob-n-tube wiring is
This Flipper’s DIY electrical almost burnt the house down. Live wires spliced & embedded into the wall!!! Fire waiting to happen! Who cares that you skipped your home inspection. It’s just your families lives you’re putting at risk!
Homeowner installs illegal shower in the utility room leaving only 9″ to squeeze through studs to get to the main electric panel. The main panel is in the back corner so unless your body can fit through 9″, there’s no way to even reach the panel to turn off the
DON’T INSTALL THAT PANEL COVER SCREW!!! You’ll sink that screw right into the main service entrance cables and get 200 amps into your body!!! Not a smart installation by the Electrician. Most Electricians would never do this, but we run across this a few times a year…some even on new
Federal Pacific Stab-Lok Panels By Greg Wayman, ASHI Certified Inspector Time Frame Typically found in homes in the Omaha Metro built in the 1970’s to the mid 1980’s Brief History of Federal Pacific Stab-Lok Panels In 1979, Reliance Electric Company, a subsidiary of Exxon Corporation, acquired the bankrupt Federal Pacific
President & ASHI Certified Inspector
Greg Wayman is the President and ASHI Certified Inspector of Foundation-2-Rooftop, Inc. As a full-time inspector for over 19 years, he has conducted over 4,000 full home inspections.
Greg is Heat Exchanger Experts Certified and has his NE Radon Measurement License. View more.