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Nicked Electrical Outlet Wiring and Greasy Stuff

By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How to Repair Nicked Electrical Wire and Cables: Damaged electrical wires or cable must be repaired to avoid further complications and dangerous conditions for the home.

Causes of Greasy Stuff and Repairing Nicked Cables

Electrical Question: While replacing sheet-rock in my kitchen I notice the wire coming from an outlet had blackish brown sorta greasy stuff running down the wire.

This electrical wiring question came from: Lisa, a Homeowner from Abilene, Texas.
Additional Comments: Thanks It has answered several questions for me.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical repair question Lisa.

How to Repair Nicked Electrical Wire and Cables

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