When inspecting this home in Dover, Delaware I came across a very disturbing item. The main Electrical line was wired directly into the underside of the meter box, This is not safe at all for you and your family. What is required for any overhead line is that it be mounted from the ground to a Min. height of 12 feet. This height requirement ensures that no human comes in contact with the power source. Other benefits by installing it this way is no water will enter the meter, panel or even the power lines. The most disturbing thing of all was that this was an investment property and the contractor not only installed the overhead line incorrectly but there were many items wrong in the main electrical panel and inside the home as well.
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