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New article on inspecting aluminum wiring

December 7th, 2009

Aluminum wiring is a problem in many homes, especially those that were constructed between 1965 and 1973, a period in which aluminum was cheaper than copper and not known to be a poor choice as an electrical conductor. Aluminum wiring isn’t always defective, in fact, it can be acceptable if properly maintained. The problem is that due to inherent weaknesses in the metal, it will become defective faster than copper. To find out the ways in which aluminum wiring can become defective, how to identify it and some methods of correction, check out our new article on aluminum wiring.

This blog entry was posted by Rob London.

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