Twin and Earth PTY LTD

Rewiring

Rewiring a house is part of house remodeling and is necessary for houses that are older than 25-30 years. You may need to take it up on an urgent basis if you suspect that the existing wiring has become fragile, vulnerable, and hazardous. Or, there can be several other reasons as to why one may think of doing it. Some may opt for a complete change in the wiring system for safety purposes. While some may want to change the layout since the previous one was quite old-fashioned with less functionalities to serve. Let us take a look at why it may be necessary.

When to Rewire a House?

Many signs can indicate that your house needs rewiring and given below is a list of such scenarios that should be considered.

When to Rewire a House?

Many signs can indicate that your house needs rewiring and given below is a list of such scenarios that should be considered.

  • There is no earthing present at the power points.
  • The electrical light sources flicker on use of certain heavy home appliances.
  • Old-fashioned wires that are usually covered with black rubber.
  • Signs of overheating at socket-outlets.
  • Old-fashioned fuse boards and single socket outlets.
  • Socket outlets of the round pin type.
  • A fuse box with wooden back, cast iron switches, or a haphazard mixture of fuses.
  • A fuse box with no circuit label.
  • Power loss in short intervals on using many appliances at the same time.
  • Unprotected wiring that hangs on the floor board.
  • The safety switch trips frequently.
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