Electrical Hazards on Old Buildings
When crawling around the attic of an old home, keep an eye out for this hazard (see image). It’s called knob and tube wiring. According to Wikipedia, it was common in buildings up to the 1930s. So keep it in mind when you are crawling around old buildings. Being aware just might save your life.
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Stephen M. Vantassel is a certified wildlife control operator who helps individuals, businesses, and agencies resolve wildlife damage issues through training, writing, expert witness, and research. His latest book is the Wildlife Damage Inspection Handbook, 3rd edition. He can be contacted at stephenvantassel at Hotmail dot com.
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