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The Best Knob and Tube Remediation In The Greater Philadelphia Area

Vandergeest Electrical Contractors is widely known as the most trusted team of electricians in the Greater Philadelphia Area.  We have a track record of transforming first time customers into lifelong relationships.  Knob and Tube Rewiring is one of the electrical services that we offer.  Kobe & Tube is an antiquated wiring system that could pose a safety risk to you and your family.  Let our qualified electricians give you a free consultation to make sure your wiring is sage, up to code, and installed correctly.

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Knob and Tube Wiring


Knob and Tube Remediation

Our expert knob and tube rewiring work involves the removal and replacement of any outdated and potentially hazardous knob and tube wiring system in a home or building. This work is performed by our licensed and experienced electricians who are knowledgeable in the latest electrical codes and standards. The electricians will assess the existing wiring system and determine the best course of action to safely and effectively replace it with modern, up-to-code wiring methods. The work typically involves removing the old knob and tube wiring and installing new electrical conduits, wiring, and outlets. The Vandergeest electricians will also install new circuit breakers, smoke detectors, and other necessary electrical components. The goal of expert knob and tube rewiring work is to ensure a safe, efficient, and reliable electrical system for the home or building.

In addition to the removal and replacement of the knob and tube wiring system, our expert local electricians will conduct a thorough inspection and testing of the electrical system. The electricians will check for any issues such as faulty wiring, damaged electrical components, or loose connections. They will also test the electrical system to ensure that it meets current electrical codes and standards.

Expert knob and tube rewiring work also involves careful attention to detail and a focus on safety. The electricians will take necessary precautions to protect the home or building and its occupants during the rewiring process. This may include covering floors and furniture with protective coverings, turning off the power during certain stages of the work, and using proper safety equipment and techniques.

Once the rewiring work is complete, the electricians will provide a detailed inspection report and will ensure that the electrical system is functioning properly. They may also provide recommendations for any further updates or upgrades that may be necessary to ensure a safe and efficient electrical system.

In conclusion, expert knob and tube rewiring work is essential for homes and buildings with outdated electrical systems. It provides a safe and reliable electrical system, helps to prevent electrical hazards and fires, and increases the overall value and safety of the property.  Contact Vandergeest Electrical Contractors today for a free quote!

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The answer is usually no, knob and tube wiring is not considered up to code in most modern building codes. It is considered outdated and potentially hazardous, and many insurance companies will not provide coverage for homes with this type of wiring. It is recommended to have it updated to modern, safer wiring methods.

The cost of removing knob and tube wiring varies depending on the size and complexity of the job, as well as the location and availability of electricians.  Contact the experts at Vandergeest Electrical Contractors to get a free knob and tube rewiring quote today.

It may be difficult to get a mortgage on a house with knob and tube wiring as many lenders consider it outdated and potentially hazardous. Some lenders may require the wiring to be updated or completely replaced before providing a mortgage, or may only offer a mortgage at a higher interest rate or with increased conditions. It is best to check with multiple lenders and mortgage providers to find the best options for your specific situation.

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