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What Is A Rewire?

What Is A Rewire? Electrical rewiring replaces some or all the electrical wiring of a property. A ‘rewire’ is often not just a rewire of the original building . cables; homeowners often replace, or add, electrical items, for instance sockets, light switches and consumer units.   Introduction To Planning For Rewiring Your Home Set a budget and stick to that budget– a guide which you should apply to all purchases. What to do not how to do it. Homeowners should always create a plan to tell the electrical engineers what to do, not how to do it. Plan for the next 25 years. A house rewire is only done about once every 25 years – the ‘timescale’ of a rewire is the next 25 years. Write down what you actually need, you can then go through the list with your chosen electrician. Check the electricians references and online reputation. This is a big job, it calls for a professional Get an agreement in writing which confirms exactly what is and what isn’t included in the rewire. Costs to Rewire a House Rewiring a home can be expensive (roughly £2500 for a 3 bed house) and has the potential to increase as you add items to the list. Each electrical socket will be around £50 for supply and fit, light fittings start at £10 – the cost can build...