How Often Should You Re-Wire Your Home?

Electrical Re-Wiring of Homes Is the wiring in your home on the older side? Does it seem like you have to make electrical repairs more often than you should? If so, replacing the wiring in your home is something you should consider doing sooner rather than later. What are some of the warning signs that indicate your home is in need of re-wiring?

For starters, if you routinely have blown fuses, or if it seems like the lights in your home are always flickering or not shining as brightly as they should, it could indicate a need for new wiring. In addition, if you are hearing buzzing noises, or if light bulbs in the same socket keep burning out, that could also suggest re-wiring is needed. Other indicators include a burning smell,  or sparks flying or shocks occurring when you’re plugging something in.

If any of those things are happening in your home, then new electrical wiring may the next route to take. There are myriad benefits to re-wiring your home with new electrical wiring. Let’s take a look at a few of them below.

It’ll ensure your wiring can stand up to your home’s electrical demands.

As recently as just 10 or 20 years ago, Americans didn’t put as much of a demand on their home’s electrical systems as they do today. Back then, most families only had a few appliances and electrical items plugged in at once. Today however, people have bigger appliances, numerous electronics, and other things plugged into their walls. If your electrical system is struggling to keep up with it all, re-wiring your home could work wonders for it and allow your electrical system to meet your home’s lofty energy demands.

It’ll prevent a fire from starting in your home due to faulty wiring.

Re-Wiring Your HomeDid you know that more than 25,000 fires start in homes every year as a direct result of an electrical malfunction? If your home’s wiring hasn’t been updated in awhile, it could pose a safety risk to you and your family. By re-wiring your home, you’ll make sure that it’s significantly safer and less likely to start a fire any time soon. It will provide you with peace of mind each night when  your head hits the pillow.

It’ll make your home more valuable.

If you decide to sell your home one day, you’ll need to come up with a long list of selling features for it. Your re-wired electrical system will be right up near the top of that list. Prospective homebuyers will love hearing the home has new wiring to suit their modern needs. New wiring will increase your home’s resale value and help you sell your home quick when that time comes.

Have you been thinking about re-wiring your home? Brutinel Plumbing offers a variety of electrical services in the Casa Grande, AZ area, including electrical re-wiring services. Call us at 520-836-5802 today to find out how our licensed electricians can help you with the re-wiring process.