Insurance companies will no longer cover homes, most of them older, with aluminum wiring. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, homes wired with aluminum manufactured prior to 1972 are 55 times more likely to have one or more connections reach fire hazard conditions than a home with copper wiring. If you’re looking to sell a home with aluminum wiring in Pensacola & Gulf Breeze, FL, you’ll practically have to give it away. Call us at 850-346-7689 and will we replace the aluminum wiring for you!
Copper is always the way to go when wiring your home. How do you know if your home was wired with Aluminum? During the buying process of your home, you may not have been informed if your home has aluminum wiring. You may be able to check for aluminum wiring on your own by looking to see if any areas of your home have visible wiring, such as your basement or attic. Certain abbreviations such as AL, AL ACM, ALUM ACM or ALUM on the aluminum wiring may be a great indicator. If you cannot locate any wiring in your home, call us and we can check for wiring and safety concerns. We can also come and offer estimates!