Layman’s Guide To Knob And Tube Wiring

Layman’s Guide to Knob and Tube Wiring. April 7, 2019. There’s a pretty good chance you’ve never heard of “knob-and-tube wiring” before. You probably don’t know what it is, what it’s used for, or why it could be dangerous. You might even have knob-and-tube wiring in your home or building without knowing it. If you do, you’ll probably want to get rid of it ASAP. We’ll explain …

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Knob-and-tube wiring in older homes: description, inspection, repair. Knob and tube electrical of wiring has been installed in homes from the 1920s right up into the 1970’s in some jurisdictions.

BX wiring, also known as armored cable is the 2nd generation of wiring used in homes. It first appeared in the 1903 National electrical code (nec) book. It became popular in the 1920’s and by 1932 or so was the main wiring type used up until the late 1940’s when it was replaced by early romex ( non-metallic sheathed cable).

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Starting in 1903, electricians had the choice to use either knob and tube wiring or BX wiring (armored cable). The interesting fact is that electricians continued to use knob and tube wiring instead of BX cable because it was a cheaper material. The BX wiring was without a doubt easier to install, but at the time, electrical labor was cheap and electricians opted for the cheaper K+T wiring.

So the big question is, what is this knob and tube wiring thing I keep hearing about? It’s an antique wiring that was first installed in homes in the 1880s, and was in use all the way up to the early 1930s. It was also used in commercial situations, but for our uses here in this book, we will only be referring to the knob and tube wiring installed in homes.

The customer was under the impression that all the knob and tube wiring was replaced throughout the home. They hired an electrician prior to moving into the home to replace the wiring. I started looking around and found some knob and tube wiring in the usual spots. The customer was outraged and pulled out the estimate/invoice provided by the previous electrician. The estimate said “Replace …

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