Originally Posted By: psabados
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Not to bad so far
The protective conduit runs to the large side entry porch. On the exterior wall this is what you see
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Since the dwelling was vacant. I shut the power down at the main
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Glad I did so. The mud dauber nests were active too!
And this at the top
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The interior section of a mish mash of everything everknown to carry current. K&T, Cloth covered tin coated copper, BX, NM and even a few areas of stranded.
We never made it past the foundation, probable asbestos, definite mold and a cistern situation. What was allowed to happen to this house is a sin.
Recommended further eval. by a licensed and qualified electrician, noting that the entire system will most likely have to be replaced. Comments welcomed, especially on the ground/neutral config.
To further complicate things, the wooden porch (side entry) and the second floor screened in porch is about to collapse on the whole thing