Newmarket home inspection - Double tap in electrical panel

Double tap in electrical panel was found during a home inspection in Newmarket, Ontario. Double tap means that two electrical wires were connected to the circuit breaker under one screw. This may overload the circuit breaker and result in loose electrical connection. Loose electrical connection can cause house fire. Circuit breaker is designed to protect only one electrical circuit and should have one wire connected to it.

Newmarket home inspection - Double tap in electrical panel