Is Knob and Tube Wiring a Reason Not to Buy a Home?
If you're looking at antique homes, you may come across Knob & Tube wiring, which is something not many of us are familiar with. An excellent Wiki is here. But as far as purchasing a home in MA, I've embedded some practical advice here. Let's look at some Myths and Facts about Knob and Tube.
Statement: Knob & Tube Wiring is dangerous.
|Upgrading Knob and Tube Wiring|
is a Big Job - But can be Done.
Statement: Knob and Tube must be replaced in all homes today.Another myth! But it could be difficult to get affordable insurance if you wish to keep the Knob and Tube . As it is difficult to keep Knob and Tube "Safe" most insurance companies are adding to the premiums of homes that are known to have substantial Knob and Tube.