Knob and Tube Wiring Was the Standard Between 1880 and 1930
When was your home built? Was it built between 1880 and 1930? Chances are its electrical system is constructed using knob and tube wiring. While it was the norm to use knob and tube wiring when building back then, it has proven to be an unreliable and even dangerous means of providing electricity to your home.
Knob and tube wiring replacement in old Fairwood, WA homes is critically important because the system is dangerous to use because of its:
- Lack of grounding wire
- Incompatibility with moisture
- Possibility of improper modifications
It is rare that a home does not go through some modifications involving its electrical system. Knob and tube wiring systems were not normally modified correctly and need to be replaced. This type of system does not meet any electrical codes today. At Reinhart Electric, we offer knob and tube wiring replacement services for Fairwood residents to ensure their homes are safe.
Why Replace Knob and Tube Electrical Wiring in Fairwood Homes?
As mentioned above, knob and tube wiring is an outdated wiring system that compromises the safety of a home and its occupants. You should be a proactive homeowner and safeguard the well-being of your loved ones as well as one of your most valuable assets before any problems arise.
Calling us for knob and tube wiring replacement in your Fairwood home is also essential to:
- Be able to use all the modern electric home appliances
- Meet all area building codes
- Not be rejected for homeowner’s insurance
- Improve the resale value of your property
The old wiring system is inadequate for the average amperage used in homes today. This type of wiring is likely to be worn-out and brittle. Do not think twice about replacing knob and tube wiring.
Why Call Us for Knob and Tube Wiring Replacement in Fairwood?
There may be several electricians serving Fairwood, but all not have the same capabilities. You cannot settle for less than professional services for a job as important and major as a complete knob and tube wiring replacement in your Fairwood home.
We are licensed and bonded electrical contractors, and our electricians who handle your knob and tube wiring replacement are highly:
- Knowledgeable and trained
Do you want to learn more about knob and tube wiring dangers or need reliable knob and tube wiring replacement services for your Fairwood home? Call Reinhart Electric at (253) 218-4588.