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Toronto’s Knob and Tube Wiring Experts

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Knob and tube wiring is probably the oldest method of home wiring. The wiring consist of only two wires that include a neutral wire and a live wire, but no earth wire. In this type of wiring, cloth-covered wires are joined with porcelain knobs to secure these wires in place. Holes are drilled through a stud or joist and porcelain tubes fitted into them. The wires are then threaded through the tubes to stop them from touching the wood. Continue reading