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Aluminum Wiring, Is Your Home Safe?

Was your house built, in the late 60's or early 70's, if so your wiring is probably Aluminum. Many homes wired over 30 years ago with aluminum pose a multitude of fire and safety issues that most homeowners may not be aware of.

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Do I need a permit to install an electrical outlet?

Top answer: In some cases

How Much Does an Electrician Charge to Replace an Outlet?



How Much Does It Cost to Hang a Chandelier?



How Much Does It Cost to Install a 120V Outlet?



How often should GFCI outlets be tested to make sure they’re still functional?

Top answer: Once a year

What is the most common reason for power outlet failure?

Top answer: Circuit overload

Will a GFCI outlet eventually wear out?

Top answer: Yes

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Am I allowed to work on the electrical wiring in my home without a permit?

Top answer: In some cases

Can an electrician install a phone jack?

Top answer: In most cases

Do I need a permit to upgrade my electrical panel?

Top answer: Always

Do I need GFCI outlets for my washer and dryer?

Top answer: Never

Do I need to hire a licensed electrician to install a GFCI outlet?

Top answer: Yes, always

Does a standard home refrigerator typically require GFCI protection?

Top answer: Never

Does an AFCI outlet provide GFCI protection?

Top answer: No, an AFCI outlet does not provide GFCI protection.

Does the National Electrical Code prohibit homeowners from working on home wiring?

Top answer: No

How long does aluminum electrical home wiring typically last?

Top answer: 30+ years

How many home electrical fires occur each year in the U.S.?



How many people in the U.S. are injured by electrical hazards each year?



How often does a GFCI need to be replaced?

Top answer: 3-4 years

How often does a home typically need to be rewired?

Top answer: Over 20 years

Is a homeowner allowed to install their own electrical wiring?

Top answer: In some cases

Is it safe to install a new electric panel on your own?

Top answer: No

Is it safe to install my own GFCI outlet?

Top answer: No

Is it safe to replace my own damaged electrical outlet?

Top answer: Sometimes

True or False: It is harder to install a combination AFCI than a branch AFCI.

Top answer: No significant difference

What is your opinion of the National Electrical Contractors Association?

Top answer: Favorable

What type of light bulb is the most energy efficient?

Top answer: LED bulb

Would you recommend installing a GFCI and an AFCI in the same location?

Top answer: Sometimes

Would you recommend installing AFCI outlets in every room of the house?

Top answer: Yes, always

Do I need a licensed electrician to install a ceiling fan?

Top answer: Always

How long does it typically take to install a ceiling fan where there is no electrical connection in place?

Top answer: 2-3 hours

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