Avoiding Problems Caused by Open Wires with Regular Electrical Inspections

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Wire insulation often becomes brittle after a while and exposes its inner conductor. This can be dangerous and might start fires. You should inspect your electrical system for any defects because this will save you from the hassle of unexpected expenses and repairs.


There are also times that the insulator gets damaged because of rodents chewing on it. Open wires compromise the safety of your system which can lead to several problems. You should hire an electrician to inspect your electrical wiring once a month to ensure safety. You can also rent equipment if you already have an in-house electrician but lack test equipment to carry out the tasks. This lets you use all of the necessary equipment without spending that much on equipment purchases. You can grab a multimeter or an 
AC hipot for a fee that will easily fit your budget.

If you are looking for a reliable test equipment supplier, you might want to check out Protec. We provide a wide range of equipment choices at affordable rental fees. We carry major equipment brands like GE, Megger, Square D and Dranetz power measuring equipment. Call us at 866-352-5550 for a list of tools available in our inventory.