Overhead electrical service entrance conductors are very common, and so are issues that impact their performance. During a recent inspection in Whatcom County, I came across an electrical entrance conductor mast that was missing proper clamps that would safely secure it to the home. 

If you are interested in learning more about all the main components that make up your home’s electrical system, I found this handy video that breaks things down nicely.

Just remember: be safe before you do any handyman work, especially on electrical systems. 

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