How to Rewire Your 1850s Home Without Being Electrocuted

Assess the Existing Wiring

Before beginning any rewiring project in an old home, it is crucial to thoroughly assess the existing electrical system. Here are some steps I recommend:

Develop a Rewiring Plan

Once you understand the existing electrical system, you can start planning the rewiring project. Key steps in this process include:

Ensure Electrical Safety

Rewiring an old home comes with risks of electrocution or fire. Here are some key electrical safety steps to take:

Install New Wiring and Devices

Once proper safety steps are in place, you can get to work running the new wiring:

Take your time following safety procedures and you can successfully rewire your historic home without getting zapped!