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I just ripped the old drywall off a room in my house and am putting insulation in before adding new drywall.

There is old knob and tubing wiring coming down between two of the studs to an outlet. The wiring is sort of in the middle between the outer part and the inner part of the studs of the wall so I would have to peel my insulation apart and put some behind the wiring and some in front of the wiring otherwise it won't fit.



Is it OK to sandwich this old wiring like this with insulation?
 

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Negative, knob & tube wiring can't be covered in insulation. Perhaps while the wall is open, you can evaluate the possibility of running a new circuit in Romex from the panel.
Actually I was planning on rewiring before adding new drywall. I was just hoping I could put insulation in and not drywall for the time being to keep out the cold but the weather is starting to warm up so I guess I can wait till I rewire.

Thanks :)
 
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