Other Cloth/Rubber Wiring
Risk of Damaging Old Cloth & Rubber Wire
Larry Pyrz, owner of Mr Dids Custom Touch in Chicago, Illinois, speaks about the risk of electrical service and repair jobs.
“Move old wire installed before the 1950s the wrong way and the rubber insulation cracks…”
Old wire in the wall can be damaged if you are adding or moving a switch. There’s a risk you could have to rewire the entire circuit.