How to tell if your house has Aluminum Wiring

What If Your House Has Aluminum Wiring?

It is easy to tell if your home has aluminum wiring—the metal under the insulation is almost white instead of copper colored. Aluminum and copper wires should be connected with a wire connector specifically rated for this purpose. Otherwise, copper and aluminum will react with each other, possibly leading to a loose connection and creating a fire hazard.

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here is another article about aluminum wiring in homes

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small electrical contractor offering low and high voltage services for businesses, people, and places especially in the South Georgia area. View all posts by redbpower

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