Knob and Tube Upgrades in Los Angeles
Knob and tube electrical systems are an artifact of early electrical history. Their use dates back to the late 1800s. So if your Los Angeles home is still relying on one of these systems, it’s time to step into the modern age with a knob and tube upgrade. You see, as older wiring systems, knob and tube circuits are physically unable to conduct the power necessary to run an average modern home’s fixtures and appliances.
What is the Risk?
Think about this: knob and tube systems were created and implemented during a time long before kitchen aid mixers, central air conditioning units, jacuzzis, desk-top computers, or even, washers and dryers. This means that older Los Angeles households with knob and tube electrical systems run the risk of not only causing frequent power outages, but also severe and permanent electrical damage to your home.
Why Knob and Tube Systems Must Be Replaced?
There’s just no getting around it—knob and tube electrical systems are a liability. Here’s why:
- Often denied homeowners insurance coverage
- No safety grounding conductor
- Low circuit capacity
- High risk of over-fusing
- Cloth and rubber insulation becomes brittle with age
- Easily damaged by rodents and renovations
- Illegal in most US counties due to safety hazards
How Can Express Electric Help?
We start by providing an up-front quote along with same-day scheduling and service as needed. Then, we’ll keep working until the job is done!
We can update your electrical wiring by increasing circuit capacity, safely grounding your home’s electricity with three prong outlets and arc fault protection. We can even provide whole home surge protection.
Our master and journeymen electricians are consistently trained and re-certified in the latest industry-leading technology and have specifically been in the business of replacing knob and tube in wiring in Milwaukee for over 30 years. Let our professional teamwork at safely illuminating and energizing your home.
Contact us to schedule an appointment or to learn more about how we can provide knob and tube replacement and upgrade solutions for your Los Angeles home today.
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