847-832-0700 1946-D Lehigh Ave
Glenview, IL 60026

In Need of an Electrician in Wilmette, IL?

Current Electrical Contractors has more than 30 years of experience performing electrical services for both residential and commercial clients in Wilmette, IL. Our local electricians can help with any kind of electrical work. From installing light fixtures or LED lighting in your Wilmette home to new constructions or renovations, we do it all.

We offer competitive prices and second-to-none service for every project. Put us to the test by calling for a free estimate for your next electrical project. Our electricians in Wilmette have been hard at work on a number of jobs for local homeowners. Recent installs include:

We know how competitive the North Shore can be, which is why we go above and beyond for every client. With Current Electrical Contractors, you’ll always be able to schedule an appointment in a timely manner. And we pride ourselves on the exceptional service we provide from the moment you call until after the job is complete.

Perhaps you’re looking to improve your home’s energy efficiency by upgrading incandescent or fluorescent lights to LEDs. Or maybe you need a complete overhaul of your electrical system. From simple fixes to extravagant indulgences, our local electricians in Wilmette, IL are looking forward to turning your existing house into a dream home.

Replacing Knob and Tube Wiring in Wilmette, IL

The low cost of knob and tube wiring made it a popular choice for electrical work in the early 1900s. So if your home was built after 1950, it’s unlikely to include this kind of wiring. However, if you have an older home we strongly recommend upgrading its wiring as both a safety measure and to improve the electrical capabilities of your home.

Knob and tube wiring consists of just two wires, hot and neutral, both protected by a thin sheath of rubberized cloth fabric. If the wires fray, they may become a fire hazard, especially in unfinished basements or attics where the wires aren’t concealed behind a wall. Modern wiring adds a third, grounded wire, which minimizes both shock and fire risks.

Additionally, the electrical systems in homes with knob and tube wiring were only designed to handle 60 amps. When you realize that a toaster might require 10 amps, you can see why 60 amps aren’t enough for a whole home. Today, most homes provide a minimum of 100 amps to meet our growing electrical needs.

Replacing knob and tube wiring in your Wilmette, IL home requires cutting holes in your walls and ceilings. So you’ll also need to hire a painting contractor to patch the holes. Once we’ve replaced your wiring, a local inspector will need to certify that it’s up to code. Thankfully, our commitment to quality craftsmanship ensures that our work will pass any kind of inspection.

The Best Local Electricians in Wilmette, IL

At Current Electrical Contractors, we work hard to be the best at what we do. Our technicians regularly take part in ongoing education to learn about the newest equipment. As a result, we’re always prepared to provide clients with the most efficient solution available for any want or need. So call us today at 847-832-0700 or contact us via our website to discuss your next electrical project.


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