Aluminum wire is the type of wiring used in most homes since the early 1900s. Although it is generally the preferred wiring material due to its weight, conductivity and low cost, improperly installed aluminum wire can pose serious risks, including fire hazards.
- Flickering lights
- Circuits that don’t work
- Plugs that don’t work
- Unusual static on the radio, TV or computer
- Switch plates and receptacles that are hot to the touch
- The smell of burning plastic around switches and receptacles
- Smoke or sparking around electrical devices
If you suspect complications with your aluminum wiring, call a Mister Sparky electrician immediately. Our dedicated electricians will show up within the time of your scheduled appointment, or your aluminum wiring repair will be free!