A recent post on Sourceable.net highlighted the high number of electrical defects that are left unfixed upon the transfer of sale of a home. This is particularly concerning when you consider that according to the Department of Fire & Emergency Services (DFES), more than 50 people across the country die every year because of home fires and many more people are injured.
The writer of the post highlights the importance of checks for RCD and smoke alarm compliance, downlight compliance and exposed cabling, as these checks can be life saving. The writer also explains that these checks should be compulsory. Read more here.