Electrical re-wiring

Electric rewiring

Your home may need to be rewired if its electrical installation is over 25 years old, as insulation can wear out over time along with other problems which can make it unsafe.

An electrician may replace some or all of the electrical wiring in your property, and they can add or replace other items like sockets and switches at the same time.

Reasons you would need your home rewiring

From time to time, an inspection will reveal that the wiring in your home or rented property has deteriorated to such an extent that a full rewire is required. Having this work done will ensure the safety of you and your family.

Reasons a rewiring may need to take place include:

  • The installation comprises of old rubber or PVC cables that have deteriorated to such an extent that they can no longer safely carry the electrical loads imposed on them.

  • The protective devices are failing to function correctly and need replacing but the consumer unit is not capable of accommodating modern devices.

  • A significant number of serious faults have been identified on the EICR following a periodic Inspection.

  • Building works such as extensions will result in increased loading on the existing electrical installation which it is not capable of handling.

Electrical rewiring quotes

Having your home tested and rewired is a sure-fire way to reduce the chances of a fault and keep you and your family safe.

This should be carried out by a competent electrician registered with a professional body such as NAPIT, who is also Part P qualified.

If you need your electrics rewired, compare prices by completing our quick form and receiving FREE quotes from up to 4 reputable electricians in your area.





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Electrical re-wiring companies

Local Electrical re-wiring Projects

1 Project: 3 bedroom terraced full rewire Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Terrace How many bedrooms does the property have: 3-4 Bedrooms Are you looking to have the whole proper...
2 Project: Everything in the bungalow needs rewiring
3 Project: Full electrical rewire of two bedroom semi detached house Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Semi detached How many bedrooms does the property have: 1-2 Bedrooms Are you ...
4 Project: Needs rewireing electric box is out of date Are you looking to have the whole property rewired: Yes Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Detached How many bedrooms does th...
5 Project: town house rewired throughout
6 Project: Rewiring whole house 3 bedroom Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Detached How many bedrooms does the property have: 3-4 Bedrooms Are you looking to have the whole prope...
7 Project: Enquirer: Property Owner General information: Project type: Power to extension/garage
8 Project: Need someone to come in and check what rewiring needs doing across the house
9 Project: rewiring a 5 bedroom house
10 Project: Enquirer: Property Owner General information: Project type: Full or Partial Rewire Are you the property owner: Relative of Owner Property Type: Detached How many bedrooms does the property have: 3-4 B...
11 Project: Enquirer: Property Owner General information: Project type: Full or Partial Rewire Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Detached How many bedrooms does the property have: 5...
12 Project: Whole four bedroom house
13 Project: House rewire 3 bedroom semi
14 Project: I need to replace my fuse box which may result in a need for the house to be rewired. It is a 4 bed, 3 storey house. Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Semi detached How ...
15 Project: Completely re wire 3 bed bungalow Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Semi detached How many bedrooms does the property have: 3-4 Bedrooms Are you looking to have the who...
16 Project: 6mm wire from main box in living room to kitchen
17 Project: Enquirer: Property Owner General information: power to be provided to shed with its own fuse box and then shed wired
18 Project: Rewire of 4 bed mid terrace property.
19 Project: Re wire all lights as they have no earths in them
20 Project: Re-writing of whole house, plus new fuse box

Reviews of electrical re-wiring companies

By Mrs Margaret A.
CME Fire and Security Ltd
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Expensive and job not done properly
By - Kenneth M.
IJW ELECTRICAL SERVICES
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first class company easy to get on with excellent workers first class job.
By Ms Ruth G.
Hyway Cabling Ltd
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Very professional, friendly service. Would highly recommend.
By Mr Robert M.
SR Installations
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very fast and tidy job. even came back when he said he would. i would recommend him to anyone
By - Robert S.
LOCAL HEROES
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One company phoned. They were not local and had been sold that I needed a rewiring job which was not true. Nice guy but he had not been properly briefed - not his fault.

Electrical rewiring activity in January 2020

Electrical rewiring Projects in the UK in January 2020

December 2019 November / December
Northern Ireland 170 158% <img src=
Scotland 122 91% <img src=
South East 91 0% <img src=
Yorkshire & Humber 62 24% <img src=
East Midlands 58 -34% <img src=
South West 58 45% <img src=
North East 45 4400% <img src=
Greater London 40 100% <img src=
North West 35 -60% <img src=
Western Midlands 32 88% <img src=
East Of England 18 0% <img src=
Wales 8 -90% <img src=
United Kingdom 739 18%

Source: Numbers calculated based on the search volumes in major search engines.

Latest successful electrical rewiring projects in January

By Ms Ruth G.
Very helpful site with lots of electrical contacts.
By - Carl C.
Quick search and good results
By Miss Fiona C.
You regularly kept in contact to ensure that the work was being done to a standard acceptable to me
By Mrs Jan O.
Wire loose on boiler and they came back and fixed it straight away.
By - Frances K.
Quotations has given confidence in Nicies qualified electrician.

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Energy Performance of Houses

The below data demonstrates the energy performance of properties in Uk. Energy ratings range from A to G, with A being the most energy-efficient and G being the least efficient. The Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating comes into play heavily when you want to sell your property, as prospective buyers will see how much they're probably going to be paying for their home heating expenses. Home upgrades such as insulation help you to significantly boost a home's EPC rating.