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.

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Local Electrical re-wiring Projects

Project: Spoke to Mr Home owner would like a quote for a complete rewire for his 4 bed terraced property, as he has old fittings. please contact immediate.
Project: Spoke to Mrs Home Owner of tenanted property. my house is a three bedroomed terraced house. I am looking to rewire everything to confrom to new regulations. please contact Mrs for acce...
Project: join annexe (2 rooms bathroon and kitchen) to main house ( 4 bedrooms - 2 of them new, three bathrooms - 2 of them new, kichen, lounge, hall and landing) rearranging electrics to suit. The new extens...
Project: We would like a rewire of our mid-terraced, 3 bedroomed hose. There are two rooms downstairs (living room and kitchen), 3 bedrooms and a bathroom. lvnc
Project: 3 Bed Room Mid Terrace House looking whole house rewired. spoke to mr house owner please contact to quote
Project: Re-wiring of 3 bed house. Some additional plugs needed. Semi, 2 story, internal walls concrete. House built in 1960's and think its first wiring still. Getting keys to property Saturday 20 Dec 2008. ...
Project: Spoke to mr, Homeowner, Rewire and certify a two bedroom flat allowing for electric central heating radiator points. Would like this done asap, Please call to arrange quote
Project: 3 beadroon semi to be wired inc. new fuse box,all cables lighting and sockets switchesshower supply. outbuilding and making good back to plaster level refit floor boards LVNC
Project: 4 bedroom detatched house with large extension at the rear. we have three seperate mcb boards. two under the stairs, and one in the garage feeding the extenion. all cable is the old rubber type and ne...
Project: Rewire of a 3 bed house. Spoke to mr. Homeowner. Work to commence asap dependent on quote. Please contact anytime.
Project: FULL REWIRE OF 3 BEDROOMED HOUSE. Spoke to mr. Doing on behalf of mother. Work to commence asap. Please contact mornings or evenings to quote
Project: full rewire of bungalow including outdoor sockets. Spoke to mr. Buying property - survey has been done. Can get access through agent. Work to commence early march 09. Please contact anytime to quo...
Project: I need to replace an old fuse box with an up to date version. It also needs to be repositioned as it currently resides under the sink! I also have 4 banks of spotlights that need to be replaced and...
Project: New Circuit Box and rewiring of bottom floor of house. Dining Room - 2 double sockets Lounge - 5 double sockets Kitchen - 6 double sockets Electric Cooker installation Utillity Room - 1 double s...
Project: a full re-wire of a three storey town house. The current elcetrics are original [ mid 1960's]. The property is going through full re decoration so floor boards and ceilings can be lifted before trade...
Project: Spoke to Mr Buying a home and exchange is imminent Electrics were last inspected in 1996. Need wiring to be tested and quote for repairs as necessary. please contact immed.
Project: full re-wiring of a 1930's semi detached house in around 7 rooms with around 10 extra sockets needed. lvnc
Project: average size 3 bedroom house. living room - 3 double sockets, 1 light, 1 switch. dinning room- 3 double sockets, 1 light, 1 switch. down hall- 1 double socket, 1 switch, 1 light. kitchen- 4 double...
Project: Spoke to Mr Home Owner 2nd home looking for a quote for i3 bed terrace house for full rewire please contact to quote.
Project: Spoke to Mr Home owner Looking for a quote for a complete rewire of a 3 bed house. Mr lives in London and would appreciate an appointment for Saturday 10th, please contact to confirm

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Electrical rewiring activity in March 2018

Electrical rewiring Projects in the UK in March 2018

February 2018 January / February
Northern Ireland 170 158%
Scotland 122 91%
South East 91 0%
Yorkshire & Humber 62 24%
East Midlands 58 -34%
South West 58 45%
North East 45 4400%
Greater London 40 100%
North West 35 -60%
Western Midlands 32 88%
East Of England 18 0%
Wales 8 -90%
United Kingdom 739 18%

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

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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.