The Benefits Of Aluminum Wiring Replacement
The truth of the matter is, there are some great things about owning an older Plano home. One of the main things is that older styles offer a unique charm that newer homes just simply cannot replicate. Of course buying an older home also comes with its own unique challenges as well – such as outdated wiring.
It can be tempting to put off getting your wiring updated, you assume it has been working well enough and, besides, there are so many other features you would like to be able to update first. However, before you assume that it would make sense to go ahead and update the flooring or cabinets, before addressing what's behind the walls, think about what's at stake here. Taking care of wiring is about a lot more than superficial cosmetic details.
Understanding Aluminum Wiring
For about a ten year time span in the 60's and 70's, copper prices spiked making it a less affordable option. So, in its place, home building contractors substituted aluminum wiring in its place. It had its advantages, like cost and flexibility. However, it ended up being a higher risk of problems. If installed improperly, this wiring runs a much higher risk of causing house fires.
This wiring also runs a higher risk of requiring serious maintenance. Again, if you neglect to address the need for this maintenance, you could be facing problems like house fires. The bottom line is that copper wiring is a more versatile, and easier to work with, wiring choice that is safer to use in your residential or commercial building. Don't take chances when it comes to taking care of your home or business, as well as the people inside.
Making the Smart Call
Aside from opting for copper wiring over aluminum, it is all about who you call on to take care of this type of aluminum wiring replacement job. In Plano, and surrounding areas, the only name that you need to know is Adis Electric. We take great pride in the work that we do and that shows with the satisfied customers we leave behind. We want to be able to help protect you and your home or business by offering you the highest quality of electrical work around.
If you know, or even suspect, that your structure still has aluminum wiring, you need to give us a call. Let our Plano electrician take care of inspecting your space and determining the type and condition of your wiring. When it comes to electrical work, it is always better to be safe than sorry. Get in touch with us right now in order to find out more about what we can do for you.