Aluminum Wiring

Between 1965 and 1973 single strand aluminum wiring was some times substituted for copper branch circuit wiring in residential electrical systems. The reason for this was the scalating price of copper.

Poor connections causes wiring to overheat creating a potential fire hazard.
In addition the presence of single strand aluminum wiring may void a home’s insurance policy. Recommend check with insurance company for terms an conditions for this type of wiring.