How You Know If Your Property Needs Rewiring

A rewire is the process of replacing all of the wiring in your home. It’s important to know that a rewire isn’t just about replacing old wires with new ones; it also involves making sure that all electrical components are installed properly and working safely.

A rewire can be beneficial for many reasons, including:

  • Improved energy efficiency
  • Better functionality (such as lighting)
  • Lower risk of fire or electrocution

Signs Your Property Needs a Rewire:

  • Flickering lights
  • Buzzing sounds
  • Discoloured outlets
  • Warm switches (i.e., the light switch is warm to the touch)
  • Outdated wiring, which can be identified by a lack of ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCI) and arc fault circuit interrupters (AFCI). These devices are designed to protect against electrical fires by shutting off power when they detect dangerous conditions like frayed wires or overloaded circuits. If your home doesn’t have them, then it’s time for a rewire! You should also check if your breaker box has fuses instead of breakers–if so, this could indicate old wiring that needs replacing too.

Reasons to Have Your Property Rewired

There are many reasons to have your property rewired. One of the most obvious is safety, as it can be dangerous to live in a home with old wiring that’s been damaged by age or wear and tear. If you have an older home, it’s likely that your electrical system needs updating to make sure it meets current standards and regulations.

Another reason why rewiring is worth considering is that it can help you modernise your property without having to renovate the entire house at once–a process which could cost thousands of pounds! By simply installing new wiring throughout the building, you’ll be able to update all aspects of its interior design while still keeping its original charm intact (and saving money). In addition to being safer and more attractive than older systems, newer electrical installations also tend to save homeowners money on their monthly bills because they use less energy than older models did when they were first installed decades ago.

The Rewiring Process

In order to determine whether your property needs rewiring, you’ll need to have an inspection. In this process, we can look at the existing wiring and see if it’s damaged or broken in any way. If so this will be removed from the property before installing new wires.

How Much Does a Rewire Cost?

The cost of a rewire can vary greatly depending on the size of your property, the condition of its wiring and whether you need to replace old or new cables. Our rewiring projects start from £2495.

How East Kent Electrical Can Help

When it comes to rewiring, you need to be sure that your property is in good hands. That’s why we offer expert advice and quality assurance throughout the whole process. Our team of electricians are trained to provide you with a safe and reliable service, as well as giving you peace of mind that your home will be rewired properly.


East Kent Electrical work throughout the Thanet and East Kent area offering a full range of electrical services including rewiring. Contact us here to discuss how we can help you.

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