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Installing or Upgrading Electrical Wiring

I had my entire house rewired, the attic looks like an explosion of a wiring factory, is this safe for the wires to be everywhere? What to do about Problems with Your Electrical Project.


Installing or Upgrading Electrical Wiring

Electrical Question: I had my entire house rewired, the attic looks like an explosion of a wiring factory, is this safe for the wires to be everywhere?

This electrical wiring question came from David, in Daleville, Alabama.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question David.

Electrical Wiring Installed the Right Way

Application: Install New Electrical Circuit Wiring.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced – Best installed by a Licensed Electrical Contractor or Certified Electrician.
Tools Required: Electricians Pouch of Hand Tools for Rough-In Wiring, Electric Drill and Auger Bits and Extension Cord. All safety measures must be taken for your protection while working around environmental and construction hazards and when working with all types of tools.
Estimated Time: Depends on the extent of the project, the type of construction and available access to the project area.
Precaution: Any existing wiring in the project area should be identified, turned OFF and Tagged. Old electrical wiring that will be replaced with new electrical wiring should be removed.
Notice: Installing additional electrical wiring should be done according to local and national electrical codes with a permit and be inspected.

Are There Problems With Your New Wiring Project?

Based on this Electrical Question there appears to be problems that the homeowner now has to deal with. I will identify these problems below with a few of my own questions about this project.

What to do about Problems with Your Electrical Project

In some cases, a project may have been performed and now you may have discovered that the work is sub-standard, not performed according to code, may have been done without an actual permit, or did not have the appropriate inspections, therefore consider the following.

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