6 Reasons to Re-wire Your Home



Are you thinking about whether it's time to re-wire your home? Perhaps you've bought a 'do-er upper'/Project home, maybe you've just bought your forever home. Electrical wiring can degrade over time and regulations change. If you're one of the people mentioned above, here are six reasons why you should consider re-wiring your home.

  1. Safety First:

Outdated wiring can pose significant safety risks, such as electrical fires and shocks. With safety equipment always being improved, re-wiring your home will provide you with a safer environment for you and your family.

  1.  Modern Living Requirements: 

As technology and appliances evolve, so does our energy usage and the amount of electronics we use. Re-wiring your home provides an opportunity to create a tailored set up that meets your needs. No more sockets hidden behind sofas or wardrobes! Design and install sockets and lights where you want them so you never have to fight some furniture again!


  1. Compliance with Regulations: 

The British wiring regulations are constantly changing to protect us. If your home's wiring is outdated, it may not comply with the latest standards. Rewiring ensures that your property meets current regulations, giving you peace of mind and potentially increasing the resale value of your home.

  1. Energy Efficiency:

Despite LED lights being around for quite a while now, I still see halogen lights all the time! By re-wiring your home, you can install energy-efficient lighting and even smart thermostats to help reduce your energy bills over time. 

  1. Improved Aesthetics:

Consider re-wiring your home as an opportunity to upgrade the way your home looks.  Decorative sockets can really bring a room together and with so many options to pick from there will definitely be a style and finish that finishes the décor in the room. 


  1. Peace of Mind:

Knowing that your home has been freshly re-wired and is up to date gives you peace of mind knowing you won’t have any electrical issues. Some electrical faults require lifting flooring and cutting open walls and ceilings, who wants that after they’ve just decorated their entire house?! Just know that using a registered electrician to re-wire your home means you get an insurance backed warranty; Should the worst happen, you’ll be covered. 


Re- wiring your home is an investment that ensures safety, compliance, and adaptability to modern living standards. Don't wait until issues arise – consider re-wiring your home today.

A picture of old sockets which is usually a good indication that a re-wire is needed

If your sockets and switches look similar to the ones in the picture above then it could be time to consider re-wiring your home. Fill out the calculator to the right to receive your home re-wire estimate.