Knob and Tube Wiring
- 9 Sep 2014
- Knob and Tube Wiring
If you’ve got an older Winnipeg home that needs some electrical work, you might be scared of an unknown electrician breaking holes in your walls, ripping up your floors, or sawing through your baseboards to install updated electrical wiring.One of the most difficult tasks to undertake neatly is replacement of old knob and tube wiring or aluminum wiring in a structure. Your concerns are warrant...
Knob and tube wiring was a type of electrical wiring commonly used in residential and commercial construction in Winnipeg prior to the 1940s. Knob and tube wiring can greatly affect your home insurance situation when buying a new home.The problem with knob and tube wiring isn’t usually the wiring itself, it’s the demand placed on it. When it was the standard, homes used far less electricity...