Knob & Tube Elimination

We can remove or eliminate outdated knob & tube wiring

Knob and Tube Elimination and Removal Service

Preserving Safety | Enhancing Functionality | Ensuring Peace of Mind

At Cannon Electric, LLC, we specialize in the meticulous removal of outdated knob and tube wiring systems. Serving the community of Watertown, South Dakota, and surrounding areas, we are committed to enhancing the safety and efficiency of your home’s electrical infrastructure.

What is Knob and Tube Wiring?

Knob and tube wiring was a standard electrical installation method from the 1880s to the 1940s. This system involves insulated copper wires threaded through ceramic knobs and tubes to prevent contact with combustible framing materials in buildings. While innovative for its time, knob and tube wiring is now obsolete and is not suitable for today's electrical demands.

Why Replace Knob and Tube Wiring?


Knob and tube wiring lacks a grounding conductor, which is essential for preventing electric shock and electrical fires. The insulation on these wires is also prone to degradation over time, which can expose live wires and increase the risk of fire and electrocution.


Many insurance companies refuse to cover homes with this type of wiring due to the increased risk, or they may charge higher premiums, making it a liability for homeowners.


Older systems are not designed to handle the electrical load of modern appliances and devices, which can lead to blown fuses, tripped breakers, and even electrical fires.

Resale Value:

Updating your electrical systems can significantly increase your home's value and appeal to potential buyers.

Our Approach to Elimination and Removal

Our team of licensed electricians at Cannon Electric, LLC employs a comprehensive approach to replace your outdated knob and tube wiring:

Assessment: We begin with a thorough evaluation of your current electrical system to identify all components of the knob and tube wiring.

Planning: We devise a detailed plan to replace the old wiring with modern, code-compliant materials and methods while minimizing disruption to your home.

Removal: Our experts carefully dismantle and remove the obsolete components, adhering to the highest safety standards.

Installation: We install high-quality electrical systems, including new wires, junction boxes, outlets, and switches. We ensure everything is grounded correctly and can handle your electrical needs.

Testing: After installation, we conduct rigorous testing to ensure your new system is safe, reliable, and efficient.

Cleanup: We respect your space. After the job is done, we ensure your home is clean and all debris is removed.

Embrace a Safer Tomorrow

Removing and replacing knob and tube wiring is not just an upgrade; it’s a long-term investment in the safety and functionality of your home. If your house still relies on this outdated system, it’s time to consider its removal for the safety of your loved ones and the integrity of your property.

Don't wait for the risk to become a reality.

Contact Cannon Electric, LLC today at (605) 520-0433 for a comprehensive estimate on knob and tube elimination and removal. Trust us to power your home safely into the future!


Was told that we may need an electrician during blizzard like conditions. Cody fit us into his schedule and able to fix what he could! Will definitely be keeping his number handy for future projects we have coming up.

Anita Sande January 15, 2022

Cody is great! He is professional, easy going and did a fantastic job on our hot tub installation 10/10 would recommend

Troy Warner October 19, 2021

I have had multiple opportunities to work with Cody and his team on joint projects. They have always been on site when they said they would. They are effective/efficient when on site. The workmanship looks great and they keep the workspace clean. They focus on customer satisfaction. They pay enough attention to what is going on around them and will help others when they see someone could use a little help.

Larry Jordan August 31, 2023

Cody is a great electrician - he is kind and courteous!! I would highly recommend Cannon Electric for all your electrical needs.

Stacy Hagen October 19, 2021

There is no finer Gentleman or Electrician than Chris Cannon. When you want on time and the best of the best you came to the right place.

Greg Leach September 16, 2022

Very friendly, didn't leave a mess, did a great job!

Michael McNamara October 6, 2020

Cody does an amazing job! I recommend him to anyone that needs an electrician.

Julia Kjenstad December 31, 2021

Very prompt an accommodation! Thank You!

connie schickedanz August 4, 2022

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