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Old 10-17-2009, 06:56 AM   #1
 
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Squirrel in the attic


I had a problem with squirrels getting in the attic. I fixed the vent on the end of the house to keep them out. When I was in the attic I noticed that they had chewed the insulation off of some of the wiring. Would it be be ok to use a rubberized tape and then tape over with electrical to fix the bare wires showing or do I need to replace all the places that are bare in areas. Most places are small. there are some large areas also.
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Old 10-17-2009, 08:59 AM   #2
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My 2 cents would be to replace the damaged wire, you'll feel safer. I'd make the splices in added junction boxes.
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Old 10-17-2009, 12:31 PM   #3
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How old is this wire? If it's old wire replace it. If it's new wire you can repair it, but I am not advising you to do that. It will be much safer if you replace.
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