Knob & Tube Wiring
If you have a building that is still relying on outdated knob and tube wiring for power, it is time to call in the pros. Here at Shoals MPE Services we have the expertise needed to service and replace this type of wiring. In order to protect your home or business, let us address your need for updating and upgrading your wiring so that your structure will be safe and sound. If you have an older home and are not even sure if you have knob and tube wiring, this is something you need to quickly call us for; our Florence Air Conditioning Company can conduct an electrical safety inspection and determine if you still have this wiring.
Homes constructed prior to 1950 run a high risk of having this wiring, unless you know that it has already been replaced. Knob and tube wiring continued to be utilized through to the 70's before finally being discontinued, altogether except for a select few commercial or industrial applications. The concern is that some home sellers get around replacement but concealing this system just enough to not get noticed in a home inspection. So if you know, or even suspect, that you may have this wiring, give us a call.
Knob & Tube Wiring Replacement
While it is not a surefire thing that outdated knob and tube wiring will lead to problems, it is certainly more of a gamble than you should be willing to take. You want to be sure that your residential or commercial building is up to date with current building codes and guidelines. What happens is that the insulation in this wiring system tends to break down, especially with the aging process.
This can lead to problems like sparks and fires. Plus, there is the issue you are likely to have when it comes to insuring your home. If you can even secure homeowners insurance, the rates will be much higher due to the elevated risk factor involved. Stop putting your home and loved ones at risk, and help lower your insurance premiums by addressing this issue.
Florence Knob & Tube Wiring
Of course, it should go without saying, that this is also not the type of task that you want to take on as a DIY project. You never want to take risks when it comes to any of your electrical wiring; cutting corners is for painting your home not wiring it. Shoals MPE Services is the only name that you need to know when it comes to taking care of your Florence electrical wiring.
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