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Old 11-12-2012, 06:04 PM   #16
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House inspector says an ungrounded socket necessarily mean knob and tube?


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Thanks Bobka. I've since read recommendations to install GFCI outlets. Not sure on the house's age but the oldest part was once a small one bedroom house that's over 45 years in my estimation.
45 years put the house in the mid 60s. There should be grounds present in all the cables and there will be no knob and tube present.

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House inspector says an ungrounded socket necessarily mean knob and tube?


I've done work in houses built in the 70's that had ungrounded romex. That being said, the house may have ungrounded wiring, but its not knob and tube.

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