Electrical Wiring

6. Is My Old House Wiring Safe?

The wiring in your home is the highway of power that feeds everything electrical in the home. Over time, like everything else, it begins to break down and may need replacing at some point. But how is one to know?

Older knob-and-tube and Romex wiring has a way of becoming brittle. The insulation drys out and starts to crumble, causing the inner wire to become exposed. The cloth insulation around the wire deteriorates with age and eventually becomes unsafe. Let’s consider the condition of your home’s wiring.

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