Peter McCarthy Electric Co., Inc. - Specializing in Older Buildings in Chicago
Adventures in Old House Wiring....

Cloth covered wire...How well does it Hold up? Judge for yourself....

Bad cloth covered wire. Note the damaged insulation. Think electrical safety always!
Peter McCarthy Electric Co., Inc.
Specializing in older Buildings!
Your favorite Hyde Park Electrician!Old cloth covered wire can become very dangerous! Think electrical safety always!
Peter McCarthy Electric Co., Inc.
Specializing in older Buildings!
Your favorite Hyde Park Electrician!Many is the time I have found this kind of wire in exactly this shape in a condo or house that has been "rehabbed."  Shameful what some folks out there pull over or pass off on an unsuspecting public.

Member of the NFPA Electrical section for several years now. Think electrical safety always!
Peter McCarthy Electric Co., Inc.
Specializing in older Buildings!
Your favorite Hyde Park Electrician!Stay safe!
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