Anderson Electric Corp. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Knob and Tube Replacement’

A Knob-and-Tube Wiring Refresher: Why It Should Be Replaced

Monday, February 11th, 2019

knob-and-tube-wiringThere are many old homes in New Jersey, some built in the nineteenth century. A vintage home can still be a wonderful place to live if it’s had upgrades and repairs. But if you live in a home built before the 1940s, you may have a type of wiring in the walls and attics called knob-and-tube wiring. This is an extremely out-of-date wiring set-up, and we strongly recommend you call us to eliminate it and replace it. This is one of our specialties as local electricians, and we’ve helped many homes make the change to modern, safer wiring that is up to code.

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Knob and Tube Wiring: How Does it Work?

Monday, November 6th, 2017

incandescent-lightsWhen we discuss electrical issues, we usually mean cases of modern electrical wiring malfunctioning in some way. That’s not always the case, though. Believe it or not, some homes still make use of electrical wiring that is over a century old. If your home happens to be one of the ones that use that kind of wiring, it would be a very good idea for you to replace it as soon as possible. Read on to find out about knob and tube wiring, why it’s so dangerous, and when to replace it.

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The Many Reasons You Need to Replace Knob and Tube Wiring

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Do you live in a home that’s many decades old? If so, you probably have things you both like and dislike about it. A home with a long history behind it can be fascinating, especially if it has been in the family for many generations. However, keeping an old home functioning properly can certainly take quite a bit of effort. If you have a list somewhere of upgrades and renovations you need to make to your old home, you should add “replacing knob and tube wiring” to the top of the list.

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