It is no longer news that buildings with aluminum wiring installed have been advised to replace it with copper due to several issues bordering around safety, efficiency, performance, and durability. However, hiring experienced Calgary electricians from Ampt Over Electric, you have nothing to worry about.
Many years ago, aluminum wiring was popular, but now, its flaws have become evident, which necessitate its unavoidable replacement. One of the reasons given for the replacement is breakage caused by inappropriate stripping of the wires and extreme tightening of splices. This situation has created a lot of hassles for homeowners in the areas of functionality and getting their homes insured because most insurance companies suggest aluminum wiring replacement with copper before they insure a property.
To ensure full compliance with this request, homeowners in Calgary must hire licensed electricians that are experienced and trustworthy to replace the aluminum wiring with copper. You should never wait until get out of hand before you carry out necessary aluminum wiring replacement.
How do you discover aluminum wiring problems?
Here are the noticeable symptoms of faulty aluminum wiring:
- Plugs will not work
- Frequent tripping of circuit breakers and failure of fuses
- Flickering lights
- A strange smell like a burning plastic
- Constant sparks or smoke around electrical devices
Ampt Over Electric’s Calgary electricians can diagnose the symptoms highlighted above and provide the right electrical solutions to your aluminum wiring problems. If you need aluminum wiring replacement, we assure you of the best Calgary electrical services possible: Our electrical services are efficient, prompt, reliable and highly recommended my local Calgary homeowners.