home inspection photo of hot wires in open junction box
Photo: Pete Jung
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Shockingly Hot

I guess we would call it a 1921 oversized junction box (1-foot-by-1½-feet)! Someone left a note attached indicating some of the wires were hot!! This 'box' was located on the basement ceiling and open when I found it! It's an electrocution waiting to happen.

Pete Jung, Hinson & Jung
LLC Home Inspections and Services
Germantown, MD

courtesy of the ASHI Reporter
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