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Your Old Knob and Tube Wiring Should Be Replaced

Monday, November 1st, 2021

Back at the turn of the 20th century, homes were starting to be outfitted with electrical wires. Gas lamps were a thing of the past, and the industrial revolution brought with it electricity—a cheap and effective alternative to traditional methods of lighting and power. From this point on, most homes were built with electrical systems installed, fuse boxes, and other ways to provide electrical power.

However, times have changed. The knob and tube wiring of the past is now old and outdated. If you’re a new homeowner in our area who just bought a beautiful old house, or you’re someone who has been in your antique house for a while, knob and tube wiring might ring a bell. Unfortunately, it could very well be a safety concern and could cause you trouble with your home insurance policy.

Our certified Mandeville, LA electricians can quickly remove your old wiring and replace it with newer, safer, more effective electrical wires.

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