There are many ways to increase your home’s value, but did you know that making safety improvements could be an economical way to add value to your home?
- Homes built or renovated to the latest and stricter building codes are more likely to fare better than homes that are not to codes during disasters and catastrophic events
- Renovating to the National Electrical Code has been shown to reduce the chances of electrical fires and incidents in homes
- The average cost to upgrade from the 2011 NEC requirements to the 2017 NEC requirements is under $200
The average American home was built in 1976, upgrading to TRRs can be an economical upgrade to meet current safety codes demands and increase the value of your home
Demographics of a Home Buyer
According to the National Association of Retailers, an average of 36% of home buyers have children and 27% of all buyers would move homes due to a life-changing event (addition to family, marriage, etc).
TRRs serve as a low maintenance solution to childhood shocks and burns and are required by the latest National Electrical Code in the following parts of homes:
- Dining Room
- Family Room
- Living Room
Have a whole home electrical inspection done by a qualified electrician to ensure your home is up to code and is energy efficient
Potential Insurance Savings
Many insurance companies offer discounts on homeowners insurance for home safety devices such as smart home devices (including energy efficiency), smoke alarms, deadbolts, and sprinklers