Aluminum Wiring Replacement

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Although aluminum wires haven’t been used since the early 1970s, there is a risk that you may still have aluminum wires in your home. Unfortunately, the wires should be replaced immediately because they can pose a serious fire hazard. The Federal Consumer Product Safety Commission has said that roughly 2 million homes could have aluminum wires. Get the aluminum wiring removed from your home before you encounter a fire.

Get in touch with H&A Pittsburgh Electrician so we can inspect your home. If we find aluminum wiring in your home, we’ll get the problem resolved immediately.

Serious Fire Hazard

The Consumer Products Safety Commission argues that the risk of a house fire increases by as much as 50 times if a house has aluminum wires. Suffice to say, the risks are extremely high. If your home has aluminum wires, you cannot rest comfortably before a fire could happen in the blink of an eye. Allow our experts to remove and replace the aluminum wires for you.

FAQs Regarding Aluminum Wire Replacement

Having aluminum wires in your home is highly dangerous. These wires are made from aluminum which will change depending on the temperature. Unfortunately, this means that the connections will become loose over a period. Once this happens, it can lead to overheating and fires.

Ultimately, it is best to have the entire house rewired. This is the safest option although it is more expensive. Nevertheless, there is a cheaper solution. Instead of replacing all wires, the connections can be replaced. The aluminum wire can be replaced using copper connections at outlets, switches, and circuits. It takes expertise and skills to work with aluminum wires.

Therefore, you should never try to resolve this issue on your own. Call our experts so we can give you a helping hand.

If you suspect that you have aluminum wires in your home, call us immediately. We’ll send out an expert to inspect the residence. If we find aluminum wiring, we’ll develop a plan to resolve the problem and make your home safer.

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