How to Make Your Home Safer By Rewiring

by | Feb 19, 2023 | Uncategorised | 0 comments

Rewiring a house is an important process that can help make your home safer. When done correctly, rewiring a house can help protect you and your family from electrical fires and other hazards. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the importance of rewiring a house, what is involved in the process, and how to know when it’s time for a rewiring.

Why Rewire Your House?
Rewiring your house can be an expensive undertaking but there are several key benefits to doing so. The most obvious benefit is better safety. Older homes often have outdated wiring that may not be up to current codes or standards, which can lead to potential fire hazards or even electric shocks if not maintained properly. Furthermore, older wires are more likely to wear down over time leading to breakages or shorts which can also cause fires. If you own an older home or property, it’s important to inspect the wiring regularly and consider having it professionally inspected by a qualified electrician every five years.

What Is Involved in Rewiring?
The process of rewiring a house will vary depending on the age of the home, the condition of its wiring, and the current code requirements for electrical installations in your area. Generally speaking, however, it involves running new cables throughout the home through floor joists to fixtures such as lights and outlets as well as replacing any outdated switches or outlets with modern devices designed for safety and efficiency. It also usually involves installing RCBO safety devices throughout the consumer unit. Depending on the size of your home and how much work needs to be done this process can take anywhere from one day up to two weeks or more depending on the scope of work required.

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Manchester Compliance Ltd rewire most properties in one day up to 3 bedroom.

How Do I Know When It’s Time To Rewire?
If you own an older home with outdated wiring then it’s important to get it inspected regularly by a qualified electrician who is familiar with current code requirements. They will be able to identify any potential issues that could lead to safety hazards such as frayed wires or incorrectly wired circuits which could lead to fires or other problems if left unchecked. Additionally, many insurance companies will require that homes meet certain safety standards before they are willing insure them which means that having your wiring updated may be necessary if you want coverage for your home or property.

Rewiring a house is an important process that should not be taken lightly; if done correctly it can make your home significantly safer while also potentially saving you money on insurance premiums due to improved safety standards being met by current code requirements. While this process may seem daunting at first glance it doesn’t have to be difficult if you hire qualified professionals who are experienced in safely updating electrical systems in homes old and new alike; after all, peace of mind is invaluable when it comes keeping yourself and family safe in their own homes! With proper planning and execution you can easily ensure that your home meets all current safety standards without breaking the bank!

“I recently used Manchester Compliance to rewire my house. I was very impressed with them from start to finish – a professional, punctual and hardworking team. They completed the work in a day which was brilliant as it minimised disruption to the house. They left it very clean and tidy which I very much appreciated as it was a potentially very messy job. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them for any work in the future. “


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