Make cleanup and restoration as important as the wiring itself.9.
Aim for “home runs” for key areas and appliances—these are when a wire runs directly from a circuit breaker to an outlet, with no other devices on that breaker.
Chances are you may have to pay a little extra to protect your building, but a few preventive dollars and hours can save big sums spent on restoring battered walls and weakened structures.
Make sure specialists each focus on their areas of expertise.
Old houses often need updates to electrical systems; the author’s 1903 home was no exception.
Follow these tips to get it done without causing undue—or irreparable—damage to your building.
Find an electrician who knows and understands older buildings.