Timeline for How to rewire house electrical?

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Jan 26 '16 at 6:56 answer Andre timeline score: 2
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Jul 22 '14 at 3:11 comment added user23752 It's unfortunate that you don't find my recommendation against a potentially fatal course of action constructive...but I still consider "don't electrocute yourself, your loved ones, or future occupants" general advice. Another piece: "The way people retrofit electrical service into existing houses during Rural Electrification in the 1930's is not a good pattern to follow today." This isn't paint color. It's dead serious not a matter of taste.
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Jul 21 '14 at 22:46 comment added Barbarossa Well, it is Alabama. I called to verify.
Jul 21 '14 at 22:42 comment added Speedy Petey I HIGHLY doubt your area is still under the 2002 NEC.
Jul 21 '14 at 22:11 comment added Barbarossa Thank you for the comments. @Edwin, thank you for the recommendations. I have a copy of the 2002 NEC, which is what my local municipality follows. I mentioned nothing about winging it. I was merely asking for advice. I want to do this correctly, safely, and efficiently, without going down to studs.The two electricians who have looked at it gave differing options, which is why I am here. I realize you don't know my specific house, but general recommendations are better than nonconstructive comments.
Jul 21 '14 at 21:55 comment added user23752 There are places to wing it. Electrical work is not among them. Screwing a new doorstop to the base board could be fatal if wires have been run behind it. Learn and follow the electrical code. It's not there just for the sake of rules. Everything in it is the result of experience. Often there was a dead body or an ambulance at the location where it was gained.
Jul 21 '14 at 21:05 comment added Edwin Don't think I can fully answer your question. But... My advice: since this is your home and you don't have to pay for labor, learn how to bend conduit. Run conduit as much as framing allows (a must in unfinished basement). I would not recommend putting any kind of cable under the baseboards.
Jul 21 '14 at 20:21 comment added wallyk Most of these questions are considerations of cost, expediency, and tolerable disruption specific to your circumstances. It will be difficult for anyone else who can't see your house, framing, roofing, foundation, room layout, etc. to advise what is "best".
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Jul 21 '14 at 20:11 comment added Fiasco Labs Depending on where you live, the first place to start will be with your local municipal/county planning department to see how much of this you can do yourself and where an electrician needs to be involved.
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