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But for the short term, we would like to address the most pressing issues. Properly replacing the outlets that have gone out. Replacing wiring in basement since one of the breakers keeps tripping after lights are on for 2 mins, and a couple other small things.

The two minute tripping thingy sounds like an overheating issue that may lead to a fire which will surely lead to damage of your plaster walls. You can play around with minor repairs until then.

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But for the short term, we would like to address the most pressing issues. Properly replacing the outlets that have gone out. Replacing wiring in basement since one of the breakers keeps tripping after lights are on for 2 mins, and a couple other small things.

The two minute tripping thingy sounds like an overheating issue that may lead to a fire which will surely lead to damage of your plaster walls. You can play around with minor repairs until then.

Overheating of the thermal element within the breaker that is. The breaker is doing it's job. Whatever is causing the overload should be fixed, pronto. Breakers shouldn't be relied upon to repeatedly interrupt an overloaded circuit. It's not in their job description.

Marc

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