Old electrical installations
There are millions of old electrical installations still in daily use, right across the country. While many of these should be safe and functional, they may not offer all of the facilities and protection mechanisms that a modern install will offer.
This article attempts to collect together notes on the likely pitfalls of older installations, and give tips for how to live with and improve them.
How do you tell the age of an installation? The Dating Old Electrics page should give you some clues.
What old installations may be missing