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Possible electrical hazards that might be lurking in your home?
A thorough safety inspection must be done of your electrical system every year to spot any new problem areas before they become a hazard.  Our 12 Point Safety Inspection and Panel Maintenance covers your house from top to bottom to help you rest easier at night, knowing that your family, adorable pets and home are safe from electrocution, fire and shock!  


 

Our whole house 12 Point Electrical Safety and Panel Inspection is a professional check-up designed to:

 

·  give you peace of mind that your            family is safe from shock and fire

·  save you a lot of money on future           repair costs;

 ·     reduce breakdowns and stress;
 ·     maximize the efficiency and the life
             of your electrical systems.
 
 
 
   
Our daily electrical consumptions are not the same as it used to be 25-30 years ago. An old fuse panel has been subject to excessive use and heat loss, which can lead to even bigger troubles. A bad electrical panel is one of the leading causes of home fires. That’s something no one wants to face, and unfortunately, we’ve seen this happen many times.

NIGADOO : CEB Fuse panel that quickly went up in flames. 

Novolux was there until 3AM, making sure power was restored and customers were safe and comfortable in their home. 

   
 
Electricity is not a game and shouldn't be attempted by anyone without the proper knowledge and certification.  
Here is what could have been a bigger problem... if not detected in time.  

 
 
 
Ignoring your home's electrical system can be a costly mistake
Our lives literally depend on the safe use of electricity in our homes, and often safety hazards can go unnoticed or unseen. Be aware! Stay informed! Keep Alert! 
 
4 517 = Number of fires reported in NB
11 = Number of fire related deaths in NB
4 million = Dollars in related property damages reported in NB.

  
 
 
More than 100 000 home fires in Canada are caused each year by faulty cords and overloaded outlets. 
 
Extension cords should only be used on a temporary basis. Do not use them as a substitute for household wiring.
 

            
  
 
Warning sign: Flickering and dimming lights

This could indicate a short in the wiring, dangerous arcing, amongst other possible hazard. Call Novolux to investigate the cause, before it becomes a bigger and costly issue to solve.
 
 
 
 
Warning sign:
Discolored or warm wall outlets, sparks from an outlet, damaged outlet
 
This can indicate arcing or burning happening behind your outlets, damaged or improperly installed wiring in the outlet, or a problem with the receptacle itself. Call Novolux to investigate the cause, before it becomes a bigger and costly issue to solve.
  
 
 
 
 
Warning sign: 
Getting a shock when you touch some appliances in your house can indicate a very serious problem. Unplug the appliance and call Novolux to investigate the cause.