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Q&A: Must Remodel Come Up to Code?

Q: If an electrician comes and does work, does he have to bring the whole house up to code? Are there certain things he has to do and others that are optional? What is permitted versus what is best practice? Read more

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Q&A: Upgrading Two-Prong Outlets

Q: How about upgrading old two-prong ungrounded outlets from the ’70s and back? Read more

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Q&A: Should Older Wiring Be Updated?

Q: When remodeling or adding to an older home, what are some things to look for that indicate the entire house’s wiring should be updated or replaced? Read more

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Q&A: Tying into Old Armored Cable Q&A: Tying into Old Armored Cable

Q: Can you keep old armored-cable circuits, or should you replace them? If you disconnect old circuits, what’s the rule around tearing out old wire versus leaving it buried? Read more

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Q&A: Tying into Aluminum Wiring

Q: Why not just tie into aluminum wiring? Read more

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