Why Knob and Tube removal Toronto is the best solution
If the K&T wiring has been properly maintained or if it has never undergone any modifications, it is very likely that the wiring is still safe to use today; however such scenario seems quite impossible since the system deteriorates with time and the porcelain knobs and tubes can crack or break. Old wires can sag and the sheathing can turn brittle, fall off and expose the wires. There is a very big chance that the K&T wiring has been modified usually by the homeowners themselves which makes the electrical system rather dangerous. In most old homes, it is very apparent that the K&T wiring has been combined with modern wiring. Most of the young electricians today are largely unfamiliar with the knob and tube wiring since they have been exposed to the more modern Romex wiring which is the system used in residential homes today. If there are signs that the K&T wiring has been tampered with by amateur handyman, the best solution would be Knob and Tube removal Toronto.
How much does Knob and Tube removal Toronto cost?
Knob and tube removal Toronto and replacing the system with modern Romex wiring will meet today’s Electrical Safety Codes. While there are not electrical codes that require Knob and Tube removal Toronto except in some jurisdictions, replacement of the system is a safety measure. A new electrical panel can be installed by professional electricians to provide the increased demands on the electrical system as well for other future needs. There is no standard cost for Knob and Tube removal Toronto because it depends on several factors.
Knob and Tube removal Toronto will make a site visit so that a careful assessment can be made. An exact plan of action will be made based on the assessment of the team. The cost of the job will depend on the time that will be spent with the removal and replacement, the size of the house and the complexity of the installations. Knob and tube removal Toronto will mean a substantial investment but after the work has been completed, the resale value of the old house is expected to increase. Old homes are very attractive to home buyers but more so if the electrical system meets electrical safety standards. It is also important to be aware the removal job may create some minimal damages to your home because they need to create some openings from which to pull circuits. The need for repairs will be kept to a minimum.