Aluminum Wiring Remediation

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Is aluminum wiring dangerous? The short answer is yes. If your home was built between the 1960s and 1970s, there’s a high probability it contains aluminum wiring, a material that poses a serious fire hazard. Priority Electrical Service specializes in aluminum wiring remediation and aluminum wiring mitigation to make your home safe for you and your loved ones in the Greenville, SC and Upstate, SC areas. Don’t risk the safety of your household; call us now for immediate assistance.

Why Is Aluminum Wiring a Fire Hazard?

Aluminum wiring is prone to expanding and contracting with temperature fluctuations, leading to loosening connections, arcing, and overheating. This increases the risk of electrical fires, making it critical to understand how to make aluminum wiring safe. Unlike copper, aluminum easily corrodes when in contact with certain types of metal, causing additional resistance and increasing the chance of a fire.

What Is Aluminum Wiring Remediation?

Aluminum wiring remediation involves the replacement or repair of hazardous aluminum wiring with safer, modern materials like copper. Our experts at Priority Electrical Service follow stringent codes to ensure that your home’s electrical system is secure and up to industry standards in Greenville, SC and Upstate, SC.

FAQ: Whole Home Rewiring

What is whole home rewiring and why might I need it?

Whole home rewiring involves replacing outdated or deteriorated electrical wiring throughout your entire home. This service is essential for older homes to meet modern safety standards and electrical needs.

How can I tell if my home needs rewiring?

Signs you might need whole home rewiring include frequent circuit breaker trips, flickering lights, discolored outlets, or a burning smell coming from electrical fixtures.

How long does whole home rewiring typically take?

The time frame varies based on the size and complexity of the home, but it usually takes several days to a few weeks to complete.

Is it a disruptive process?

While there is some disruption as walls may need to be opened to replace wires, Priority Electrical aims to minimize this as much as possible.

Are permits required for whole home rewiring?

Yes, electrical permits are usually needed, and Priority Electrical will handle this as part of our comprehensive service.

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