Mid-day, more news from Aleks. The electrician had done his walk through and our current electrical panel — which had been installed at some point by the previous owner during a much-touted in the real-estate-listing “renovation” — is not up to code. It seems the wiring commented to the breakers in the electrical room in our building’s basement (where the power comes in) does not match what is coming into our panel. I’m told it is a common theme in these old buildings, and not as dangerous as it sounds. However, everyone is really surprised that we weren’t already experiencing breaker trips under the current situation.
They think the electrician can rectify everything pretty easily if we could just locate the old fuse box. But I’ve painted every inch of this home, and there is none to be seen.
Luckily, I was able to ask for info from my neighbors in our line, and someone has an unrenovated apartment that might provide a clue. Theirs is located a bit to the right of where our breaker panel is located. Could ours be buried inside the wall?
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