• Is knob & tube wiring safe?

    Knob and tube wiring still exists in many older homes, even some homes which have been upgraded. Many people think knob and tube is hazardous but it is not necessarily unsafe.

    Knob and tube wiring -with open wires strung between insulators- was used in Ontario from the ...

  • Don’t rule out oil heat

    Although not frequently encountered in newer homes, a significant percentage of the older homes in Prince Edward County are heated with oil. Oil heat ofter raises concerns for buyers who may have heard -accurately- that some insurers are refusing to provide homeowners insurane when there is oil heat. Even insurers who will provide coverage ...