Knob and Tube Wiring - KB Electric, Inc.

Nov 29, 2021


Welcome to KB Electric, Inc., your trusted electrical services provider in Philadelphia. We specialize in knob and tube wiring solutions, offering professional services to ensure the safety and functionality of your electrical system. With years of experience and a team of highly skilled electricians, we are dedicated to delivering top-notch service to our valued customers.

What is Knob and Tube Wiring?

Knob and tube wiring, also known as open wiring, was commonly used in residential buildings in the early 20th century. It consists of ceramic knobs, porcelain tubes, and copper wiring. While it was once a popular method, knob and tube wiring is considered outdated and poses several risks in modern times.

The Risks of Knob and Tube Wiring

Although knob and tube wiring was suitable for the electrical needs of the past, it can be hazardous due to its age and lack of grounding. The various risks associated with knob and tube wiring include:

  1. Fire hazards: Due to its outdated insulation, knob and tube wiring can easily become a fire hazard when overloaded or exposed to insulation-snarling rodents.
  2. No grounding: Knob and tube wiring lacks a ground wire, which increases the risk of electrical shock and limits the use of modern appliances.
  3. Aging components: Over time, the ceramic knobs and porcelain tubes used in knob and tube wiring can become brittle, leading to potential electrical failures and safety issues.
  4. Incompatible with modern demands: Knob and tube wiring may not meet the electrical demands of modern households, which rely on a wide range of electrical devices and appliances.

KB Electric, Inc. - Your Knob and Tube Wiring Solution

At KB Electric, Inc., we understand the importance of maintaining a safe and reliable electrical system. Our team of licensed electricians specializes in knob and tube wiring services, offering comprehensive solutions for homeowners in Philadelphia.

Our Services

When it comes to knob and tube wiring, we provide a wide range of services:

  • Inspection and assessment: Our experts will thoroughly inspect your electrical system to identify any knob and tube wiring and assess its current condition.
  • Replacement and upgrade: If knob and tube wiring is identified, our skilled electricians will recommend and implement the necessary replacements and upgrades to meet modern safety standards.
  • Rewiring and system overhaul: For older homes with extensive knob and tube wiring, we offer complete rewiring and system overhaul services to ensure your electrical system operates safely and efficiently.
  • Emergency repairs: If you're experiencing any issues related to knob and tube wiring, our team is available 24/7 for emergency repairs and troubleshooting.

Why Choose KB Electric, Inc.

When it comes to knob and tube wiring, choosing the right electrical service provider is crucial. Here's why KB Electric, Inc. stands out:

  • Experience and expertise: With years of experience, our licensed electricians have extensive knowledge and expertise in dealing with knob and tube wiring.
  • Quality craftsmanship: We pride ourselves on delivering top-notch workmanship, ensuring that every installation and repair is performed to the highest standards.
  • Compliance with regulations: Our services are compliant with local electrical codes and regulations, providing you peace of mind.
  • Transparent communication: We believe in open and honest communication, keeping you informed throughout every step of the process.
  • Customer satisfaction: Our primary goal is your satisfaction. We strive to deliver exceptional customer service and exceed your expectations.

Contact Narducci Electric for Knob and Tube Wiring Services in Philadelphia

Don't compromise the safety of your home or risk potential electrical hazards. Contact Narducci Electric today for comprehensive knob and tube wiring services in Philadelphia. Our team of experts will provide you with reliable, safe, and efficient electrical solutions. Get in touch now to schedule an appointment or request a free estimate!

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I'm glad you found the information helpful! Feel free to reach out if you have any more questions! 😊
Nov 8, 2023
Wessam Mohamed
👍 Great info!
Oct 11, 2023