Originally Posted by ragtoplvr
If you have aluminum wiring invest in several good smoke detectors, and never sleep in the buff as you may have to flee the house.
Personally, I would never buy a house with aluminum wiring, and if I had it I would have it all replaced. It is not good.
At a minimum every connection needs to be checked and tightened.
You do realize that all the lines on the poles and, the wire from the pole to your house is aluminum?
There are millions of houses with aluminum wiring that never have problems.