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Knob & Tube Wiring Replacement in Northern Virginia

knob tube wiring northern virginiaKnob and tube wiring in Northern Virginia was one of the earliest standardized methods for wiring a building, and while it was once widely used, most builders and electricians have moved on to safer and more efficient methods of wiring a home. Because of what we know now, knob and tube wiring is generally considered an unsafe wiring option by today's standards largely in part because of how quickly it can start to deteriorate. If you have knob and tube wiring in your home that you would like to have replaced, look no further than the team of experienced Northern Virginia electricians at Express Service Pros.

If your home still has knob and tube wiring, it is generally recommended that you make the investment in replacing it as soon as you are able. If you are unsure of what kind of wiring your home has, our team of professional electricians can provide you with the inspection you need for your home's electrical system and help you determine the shape your wiring is in, and whether or not it would be in your best interest to go ahead and have it replaced.

Give us a call today if you have any questions about our full line of electrical services in Northern Virginia, such as knob and tube wiring replacement, or if you would like to schedule an appointment for consultation with one of our specialists. Our team of experts are always standing by and would be more than happy to assist you in any way we can.

Why Should You Replace Knob & Tube Wiring?

Even if your old knob and tube wiring seems to be working fine, there is no real way to tell when something is going to go wrong, or what kind of issue it is going to present when it happens. One of the most common reasons that knob and tube wiring needs to be replaced is the simple fact that a large number of electricians, not all of them professional, have probably done work on your electrical system over the years, and there are likely a number of unsafe alterations to the wiring. Knob and tube wiring can create dangerous situations even when it is properly installed and cared for, so leaving it in place is just asking for trouble. If your home has knob and tube wiring, replacing it is one of the safest moves you can make for your home.

Knob & Tube Wiring Facts

While it is possible for knob and tube wiring to be safe, it is extremely uncommon for it to be able to stay intact over longer periods of time. So while knob and tube wiring used to be an acceptable form of wiring in homes, if it is still installed in your Northern Virginia home, it can easily lead to a number of serious issues.

If you need an electrician for a knob and tube wiring replacement project in Northern Virginia, please call Express Service Pros at 703-933-8989 or complete our online request form.


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