Electrical Code Updates & Corrections in Land O’ Lakes, FL

Ensure Your Electrical Code Is Compliant

Update your home's electrical system to help reduce the risk of house fires. You can trust Mr. Electric of Land O' Lakes with your electrical code updates and corrections in Land O' Lakes, FL. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) states that electric wiring problems cause hundreds of deaths and 30,000 home fires yearly. Faulty wiring is the cause of 20 percent of electrocutions. Your home's electrical code must be updated. Our electrical professionals will inspect your system to determine if your home needs electrical code corrections or updates. Contact us today to learn more about our electrical updates.

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What Are Electrical Code Updates?

Mr. Electric of Land O' Lakes is committed to ensuring your home complies with electrical code updates. The National Electrical Code (NEC) sets safe electrical installation and wiring standards in the United States. The NEC oversees setting safety standards for the installation, design, and inspection of the electricity in your home. Since 1897, the NEC has been updated by the NFPA every three years. 

The Importance of Professional Electric Code Updates

Make your safety a priority by staying updated on electrical code updates. Many homeowners may not know that as ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) requirements have grown over the years, electrical shock incidents have declined. It's essential to stay educated and keep your home updated with the newest electrical code updates for the safety of everyone in your home. We can help protect your lives and property with NEC updates and corrections.

Our Approach to Efficient Electrical Code Updates

Mr. Electric of Land O' Lakes can check your home for any necessary upgrades to become compliant with the newest National Electric Code standards. Our electric professionals can do all of the following to ensure your home is updated with the latest electrical codes:

  • Inspect your home for necessary electrical wiring and equipment upgrades.
  • Inspect a potential home prior to purchase to ensure it’s updated to NEC codes.
  • Inspect your home for electrical problems before selling it to pass inspection.

2020 NEC Electrical Code Updates

Our professionals will help you stay updated with the latest NEC changes. Some of the most important 2020 NEC electrical code updates include the following:

  1. All new one- and two-family dwellings must install exterior emergency power disconnect switches to boost the safety conditions for emergency responders.
  2. De-energizing panel boards service disconnect rules were altered to improve electrical worker safety. 
  3. Revision of load calculation tables now reflect modern improvements in energy efficiency, including the use of LED lighting.
  4. All exposed cables on ceilings and walls must be covered.
  5. GFCI protection now includes 125- and 250-volt receptacles in the home that are supplied by a single-phase circuit of 150 volts or less to ground. 
  6. Even if a basement is unfinished, all basement receptacles must have GFCI outlets installed.
  7. There is a new section that governs the use of Ethernet cablets that transmit electrical power and data.
  8. Solar-generated energy storage requirements were revised to stay updated with home energy storage technologies. 
  9. Sensitive safety equipment like hardwired smoke alarms have enhanced surge protection requirements
  10. There are new updates governing the transfer of power from residential wiring to A new item in the code governs how homeowners may transfer power from to electric vehicle (EV) batteries

Schedule Electrical Code Updates & Corrections

Mr. Electric of Land O' Lakes will help keep your home as safe as possible by checking for NEC updates. We understand the importance of staying updated on the latest NEC changes. Our service professionals offer upfront pricing and always provide a free estimate on our services. As technology changes, let us help you stay updated with the safety enhancements necessary to keep your home safe from electrical fires. We proudly service Land O’ Lakes, Port Richey, and Zephyrhills, FL. Contact Mr. Electric of Land O' Lakes to schedule electrical code updates and corrections.