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knob and tubing

  1. Electrical
    I own a 1920's Home with (among others) Knob and Tubing. A while back a light bulb was being changed in a ceiling light fixture - and the fixture came loose from the ceiling and shorted (smoked\sparked). This caused no breakers to pop, but I now have no power n 3 of the ceiling fixtures in the...
  2. Electrical
    I am trying to replace an old fluorescent light with a newer wall mounted vanity light in my kitchen. The house electrical system is still partially knob and tube. After disconnecting the old fluorescent light, I found only two cables coming from the wall (no ground). They were both black. I...
  3. Electrical
    Are the porcelain insulators worth anything or is that just throw away? Thanks.
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