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How to Recognize Aluminum Electrical Wiring in Buildings

Find Here:  Tips and photographs helpful in identifying the presence of aluminum wiring in residential/commercial properties. Because we've had requests for help in identifying this wire we've included some tips. Be sure to also look at other photographs available at the Aluminum Wiring Website as many of them show close-ups of aluminum wire in various applications.

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WARNING: do not open or disassemble or touch any electrical panels, devices, components if you are not trained and competent. There is risk of fatal electric shock.