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ByDave Rongey © Ask the Electrician 2017 Author, Licensed Electrical Contractor
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What about the old electrical wiring in my home?

How to Upgrade Electrical Wiring in an Older Home: The best way to upgrade the electrical wiring is to start with the safety essentials, such as ensuring that the right grounding system is installed at the main electrical panel. Upgrading electrical wiring should begin with the main electrical panel because this is the foundation of the whole electrical system.

Older Home Electrical Wiring Upgrade
Electrical Question: I want to install a new ceiling fan with light in a bedroom.

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

How to Upgrade Electrical Wiring in an Older Home

John I know what your up against but consider this: Do you want this project done right or would you rather take chances?

Here are a few things to consider for electrical wiring and components of an older home

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