Knob and Tube Wiring Dangers and AC Unit Safety

With the dog days of summer quickly approaching and heat waves ready to make us very uncomfortable, now is the perfect time to game plan for your cooling options. To avoid electrical issues this summer, it is important to understand the wiring in your home and where you are plugging in to.

Avoid Electrical Issues Before Summer Starts

Every summer, Lauterborn Electric receives phone calls as to power issues related to window air conditioner units. The issue we mostly see is air conditioning units plugged into general purpose or receptacles with outdated knob and tube wiring.

Lauterborn Electric recommends understanding the wiring in your home and having a proper receptacle to plug into for your window air conditioner units. This is essential to keeping cool and safe during the hot summer months.

For all of your electrical needs contact your Philadelphia Licensed Electrician Lauterborn Electric.