It would be hard to imagine life without electricity. Although electricity greatly affects the quality of our lives, the average person knows very little about it. A successful real estate inspector will have the knowledge and skills to perform a thorough inspection of the electrical system of a house or building. Electricity provides us with light, mechanical systems and heat. An inadequate electrical system containing overloaded circuits or defective wiring and outlets can be a severe safety and fire hazard. The inspector will carefully evaluate the condition of the entire electrical system and check for any improper wiring and hazards associated with outdated methods and poor quality workmanship.