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How long does aluminum electrical home wiring typically last?

5-10 years
8%
10-15 years
13%
20-25 years
13%
25-30 years
5%
30+ years
30%
Not sure
27%
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Question: How long does aluminum electrical home wiring typically last?
Top Answer (30% of 36 votes): 30+ years.

Answer: Not sure
Explanation: There is no actual number of years that you could apply to this question
LVC Electric inc
Answer: 30+ years
Explanation: The wiring isn't the problem. The points of termination are where problems arise. Proper maintenance on an aluminum wired structure will help the longevity of the system.
ElectriTech, Inc.
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Depends on conditions and if it was installed correctly. I've seen wiring that is 30+ years old and still fine and I've seen newly installed wiring that needs to be redone.
Aegis Electric LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Not sure
Construct Boss
Answer: 30+ years
Explanation: If it is correctly installed it should last the life time of the home. But if the wrong devices are installed (outlets, switch's, ect) and some one working on it that knows nothing about this type of wiring then it could burn the house down pretty quickly
D B Electric
Answer: 30+ years
Explanation: With proper install and maintenance your aluminum wiring will last for many years
Seabreeze Electric
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Seen them Pretty old
Advanced Electrical and Energy
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: It all depends on if the original aluminum wiring in house was wired, and installed at all of the connections properly.
LED Electrical Services
Answer: 30+ years
Explanation: This was the old type of cable used. In order to use new copper wiring with the old, a special connectors are needed so aluminum does not corrode when touched with copper.
Advanced Home Automation
ProMatcher
Answer: 5-10 years
Explanation: depends on maintenance alum connections always come loose and loose connections always burn,I do not recommend alum wire at all
GREEN ELECTRIC
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: We don't use aluminium wires!
EVA Electric, Inc.
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