An electrical inspection will be required not only when a new building is constructed, but in several other cases as well. Adding a new addition on to a building that will be serviced by electricity is another time when an inspection will need to take place. Some cities will also require an inspection if the electricity has been totally cut off from the building for a certain period of time.
Electrical Inspection Basics In Houston An electrical inspection will be required not only when...
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