Knob and Tube Wiring Was the Standard Between 1880 and 1930
Most owners of older homes strive to preserve the property’s historic architecture, distinct character and exquisite charm. One thing that they should certainly not insist on conserving is its knob and tube wiring.
Reinhart Electric offers its services for knob and tube wiring replacement in Fife, WA. The wiring system was quite common in homes during the last decades of 1800s and early 1900s when there were:
- Fewer electrical devices
- Limited power demands
- Not much advanced electrical technologies
Knob and tube wiring replacement in Fife homes is necessary, as the system is not adequate for modern times Ñ and it might be unsafe.
Why Replace Knob and Tube Electrical Wiring in Fife Homes?
Did you know that homes that are fitted with knob and tube wiring may have difficulty getting insurance coverage? Many homeowners also don’t realize that a property that replaced its knob and tube system can command a higher resale value.
There are certain significant reasons why this old form of electrical wiring is so undesirable. The system has ungrounded outlets, no main disconnecting feature and an under-sized electrical panel that cannot bear the average amperage required in modern homes. Moreover, in many cases it has frayed wiring and loose connections.
Do not think twice about hiring us for knob and tube wiring replacement in your Fife home to ensure that you and your family:
- Do not suffer electric shock or home fire accidents
- Can use any electrical gadgets at the same time – without blowing the circuit
- Enjoy lower home insurance premiums and higher property value
Why Call Us for Knob and Tube Wiring Replacement in Fife?
When you’re ready to replace knob and tube wiring in your Fife home, it’s essential that you hire the right person to do the job. Do not make the mistake of calling in just any neighborhood electrician to replace and upgrade your home wiring. You might end up with electrical wiring that is not as efficient, safe or reliable as it should be.
Let us handle your knob and tube wiring replacement needs in Fife. You can count on us to have the job done:
- By highly-trained and diligent technicians
- Using premium-quality wiring and other supplies
- With the utmost caution and keen attention to detail
- On par with the applicable local codes
For your protection and peace of mind, we are a licensed and bonded electrical company.
Have any questions or concerns about knob and tube wiring replacement in your Fife home? Call Reinhart Electric at (206) 602-2202.