1. To expose potential threats
• If some conditions are present electrical fires can start
• If smoke alarms are not functioning or inadequate there is a real threat you will remain asleep should a fire start
• In some conditions the risk of electrocution can be extreme
• If circuit protection is inadequate this could cost a life

2. To advise you on what actions need to occur to remedy these threats
• Detailing these items allows you to see what items are of the highest priority

3. To provide you some idea on costings that may enable you to recoup it
• With this information it may provide you with
o some bargaining power prior to settlement
o data to allow you to budget this into the purchase cost