The complete rewiring of your home or business can be a daunting task. Careful planning of the work and timescales involved should be your initial concerns.
Rewiring Property Procedures
- What Is Electrical Rewiring?
- Do You Need A Rewire?
- What Are The Costs Involved In Rewiring My Property?
- Should I Employ A Certified Electrician?
- Can I Do A Rewire Myself?
- Common Errors.
What Is Electrical Rewiring?
Rewiring a house or business involves removing old wiring and replacing with new cabling.
Electrical rewires can often include additional work. You sometimes need to replace, or update, consumer units, additional spurs, faulty lighting and heating.
Do I Need Electrical Rewiring?
When to rewire your property depends on several factors.
- Rewiring should be considered after an estimated 25 years.
- If problems begin to appear that affect the safety of your property. Do not wait until you have serious issues with your electrics.
- When the electrics in your property begin to fail, for example you encounter power cuts or blowing fuses
- If your periodic electrical tests point to a complete rewire. Fully qualified electricians can normally inspect your home or business and report on the condition of the cabling, you should be notified of any electrical faults.
Treat your electrical wiring with the respect and caution it deserves – electricity kills?
Property owners need to be aware that electrical faults can cause fire and serious damage if left untouched.
What Is The Cost Of A Full Rewire?
Boyter electrical services rewires normally start at £2500 for a 3 bedroom property. the time-scale normally involves 7 days.
Single bedroom houses are estimated around £1000 whilst a 2 bedroom property at around £2000.
You should normally get 3 quotations for your rewiring; Your quotation should detail everything that requires doing, with no hidden extras
Electrical Rewiring Advice.
Can Anybody Do A Property Rewire?
By law all electrical work must now be done by a fully qualified electrician.
Boyter Electrical Services are fully certified NICEIC Electricians
Problems that can occur
- The cheapest quotation is not always the best. Get recommendations before you sign on the dotted line.
- Always double check that the electrician is really a member of a professional body.
- Always keep any written correspondence including test and inspection reports.
- Plan well before the work has started, Any additional components like wall sockets will be added to your final bill.
- Think ahead about what you might require in the future? What will be my circumstances be in 5 or 10 years?