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Knob and Tube Wiring

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What is Knob and Tube Wiring? Knob and tube was the standard electrical system that was used from 1880 to 1930.  Ceramic knobs were secured into wall studs or floor joists – these knobs were used as anchors for the wiring. The wiring was then fed through ceramic tubes that were cut into wall studs and flooring. In was by …

Aluminum Wires

Should I buy a home with aluminum wiring?

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A lot of the time, our clients that are buying a property with aluminum wiring ask for our professional opinions on if the wiring should be replaced. The common misconception about aluminum wiring is that the product itself is not safe, and insurance and mortgage companies typically treat it as a high-risk installation. Aluminum wiring is in fact a safe …