Electrical services are plenty. You never know from one home to another the electrical issues that are in store. You often hear the term “electrical rewiring” which actually covers over a wide range of needs. Electrical rewiring is typically a problem that happens in homes where the electrical wiring in part or in whole needs to be fixed, relocated, or in some way changed. Today, we at Burley Electrical Services would like to take a closer look into electrical rewiring.
Update Electrical Wiring & Need for Rewiring of Your House
Typically the older homes are where the issues lie when it comes to rewiring. In newer homes, many homeowners, developers and contractors understand the need for expansion and upgrades down the line and generally equip homes to handle future electrical need. But older homes are not usually able to keep up with modern technology, remodeling, expanding, and so on.
Electrical Rewiring FAQ
Below is a frequently asked question compilation regarding electrical rewiring to answer the questions you may have regarding process.
Q: How do I know my house needs to be rewired?
A: There is no solid guideline to what makes your home require an electrical rewire, even if your home is old, however if you can relate to one or multiple of the following, you may want to consider a professional electrical rewire.
– If your rubber casing to your electrical wiring that was installed since the 1960s is showing deterioration.
– Lights within the home have ceased to operate.
– Home has sustained a recent flood.
– Moving into a new home where an electrical inspection proves necessary.
Q: What should I do prior to rewiring services?
A: There are a few things to consider. Decide if you want to change any light fixtures or even have them moved around. Be sure to research this before hand, most electricians will offer consultation services and can discuss pros and cons as well as costs.
Additionally, know that when it comes down to it, when performing a rewiring service, depending on how involved, there will be a bit of construction dust-like particles. We recommend packing away treasures or at the least, covering up delicate electronic equipment and so forth.
Q: What should consumers take under advisement?
A: Electrical rewiring for a basic home can take a minimum of 10 days with preparatory work and cleanup, depending on how big the home is and how involved the work is. The work is a bit disruptive. Though most electricians’ attempts to minimize the intrusion to the best of their abilities, you must still be patient and understanding with what is involved. Ask your questions during the consultation service to get more in depth understanding of how intrusive the rewiring service is for your home or business.
Q: If my home was flooded or experienced water damage, do I need a rewire service?
A: In most cases an electrical rewire is needed. However, if your home was flooded, Burley Electrical Services can perform an evaluation service to see if your electrical wiring was damaged during the flooding.
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We know there are many other questions concerning electrical rewiring services, we at Burley Electrical Services are happy to answer them and can provide you with a consultation service. Call us today to get started!