Quote Originally Posted by hbiss View Post
Oh, I absolutely do think he was looking for defects. But maybe he has a point. Who here goes through a new house and checks for things like reverse polarity and VD before turning it over to the owner? Never thought of it but maybe it's a good idea.

VD no, but polarity test, yes. If I don't catch it inspector likely will on final inspection. They typically test every receptacle with one of those plug in polarity/GFCI testers, and will press GFCI test button at any receptacle that requires GFCI protection to see if it is protected.