Older homes that were built before 1950 may need a Complete Rewiring Upgrade to meet today’s Electrical Safety Standards. Older homes were rewired with different wire products compared to the wires we use today, some of the old wires insulation may be cracked up leaving wires exposed and prone to spark fires. Exposed wires can also cause electrical shocks especially in wide open cracks.
Most of the times when Rewiring Upgrades are needed in older homes, they may also need Electrical Service Upgrades. The Service Upgrade refers to the main electrical panel located outside your home, it holds all circuit breakers for your entire Electrical System and it distributes electrical current to all places in your home.
What is a House Rewire?
A Rewire Upgrade is when the existing wires in an Electrical System are replaced or upgraded for the latest and the greatest wires and peripherals quality products in the industry.
Reasons for a Rewiring Upgrade.
- Premises were built before 1950.
- Cloth insulated wire and old receptacles.
- Knob and Tube old wiring systems.
- Under ground wiring.
- Aluminum wiring.
- Underground receptacles.
- Insufficient Power
- Too few receptacles
- Unsafe Electrical Service Panel