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Modern homeowners have made a great effort to better insulate their houses, undoubtedly burying the old wiring, and have inevitably added more receptacles and light fixtures to their homes, extending the old wiring.We have also attempted to update our receptacles from the old type with two slots to the newer type with the extra hole for grounding. The more recent metal sheathed or plastic sheathed branch circuit wiring consists of three wires, run together in a single cable, to provide a hot wire bringing current to the outlet, a neutral wire to complete the electrical path for the flow of current, and a ground wire to prevent the equipment from posing a shock hazard.
If evidence of loose breakers or overheating or scorching in the panel were observed, we would certainly recommend replacement.This is one of the most common safety defects that inspectors find in electrical panels, and one of the least expensive to correct. Knob-and-tube wiring is indeed an antiquated wiring.My house has a large amount of old electrical wiring called knob and tube. Knob-and-tube wiring dates from the early 1930s and older.It is not a surprise that you are getting different opinions. Are there multiple sub-panels installed along with your main panel? Is the service size (or amp rating) adequate for your needs?
Most of the old Federal Pacific circuit breaker service panels in our area are rated for 125 amps.The cloth wrapped hot and neutral wires travel separately and use white porcelain knobs and tubes to secure to and pass through wood members in the house.