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Upgrading Electrical Wiring for Home Buyer Safety

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Electrical Question: I want to change the wiring in my home, how should I do this?

Thank you in advance for any insight you provide.

Phillip

This electrical wiring question came from: Phillip, a Handyman from San Diego, California.
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Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Phillip.

Upgrading Home Electrical Wiring

Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced – Best performed by a Licensed Electrician.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools and a Voltage Tester.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience, ability to work with tools and install electrical wiring.
Precaution: Identify the circuit power source at the panel, turn it OFF and Tag it with a Note before installing wiring or working or making connections.
Notice: Installing additional outlet wiring should be done through the local building authority, according to applicable local and national electrical codes, with a permit, and have required inspections.

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