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Old 04-25-2007, 03:09 PM   #1
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I was told to just wrap it in electrical tape. It is under a late 1940's home.

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Old 04-25-2007, 05:08 PM   #2
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I would remove it and run new wiring. It's dangling like a clothes line. Is this the only wiring that's in that condition under the house?
This is a good time to check all the wire. Attic, crawl space, whatever. I would also open some outlets and switches to check the state of the insulation.
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I'll second that and fasten it to the joists with the proper staples or clamps
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I'll second that and fasten it to the joists with the proper staples or clamps
See I thought so. This is from someone who has been taking care of the electrical in my mother's house for years. She has been gone now for 6 years. He's the local carpenter guy in our community. But not for me! Not anymore!
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Well good for you, out with the old and in with the new....
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That does not even to appear to be outdoor grade wire. Also, looks like critters have chewed on it.

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