Your Edinburgh Electricians Home Rewire Guide

Your Edinburgh Electricians Home Rewire Guide

What exactly do you need to know & what can you expect from your Edinburgh property rewire?

All home rewire and electrical work requires a specialised set of skills and should always be carried out by your expert local electrician such as the friendly team here at DC Electrical Edinburgh. Before beginning any project, your expert Edinburgh electrician should walk you through all aspects of your home rewire project and what it entails but here we can touch on the key points to help manage your expectations and what you can expect from your rewire project.

There are many tell tale signs that your Edinburgh property needs a rewire. The chances are if your Edinburgh property is older than 25 years old then it is very likely that your home will require a full or partial rewire. There are also other ways to tell if your property would benefit from an electrical upgrade. If your plugs feel like they are overheating & getting hot, if there is any noise coming from sockets or if lights are constantly flickering or the consumer unit tripping out then it’s best to give your friendly Edinburgh electrician a call for some advice.

Every home rewire we work on is unique and bespoke to each Edinburgh property but knowing what to expect from your project is key to project planning & preparation. Your expert Edinburgh electrician will talk you through the home rewire process and update you every step of the way but it is worth knowing that your home rewire will be split into two stages known as the first and second fix. The first fix is where your Edinburgh electrician will do all the necessary work in relation to hidden electrical cabling. It is vital that this is carried out prior to any plastering taking place as this stage of your home rewire will involve your Edinburgh electrician cutting into & installing cabling into your property’s walls. Along with cable installation, you can expect your Edinburgh electrician to rewire lighting, power & heating circuits along with adding cabling and electrical infrastructure for any additional technology you are looking to add to your Edinburgh property such as alarms system, SMART tech, outside lighting or smoke / heat detectors. Once the first fix stage of your home rewire project is complete then your Edinburgh electrician can move on to the second fix stage of the rewire process. The second fix will start once the first fix is complete and all plastering has taken place. Normally work covered in the second fix stage of a home rewire project will include connecting items up such as heating controls, extractor fans etc and wiring in all electrical sockets & switches. Once all electrical aspects are installed, wired in and connected to the consumer unit then your Edinburgh electrician will begin a testing process to ensure everything is working as safely and efficiently as possible.

Here at DC Electrical Edinburgh, our team of expertly trained electricians are committed to making sure that your home rewire project runs as quickly & smoothly as possible. With a long established career and team of electricians working across Edinburgh and The Lothians why not get in touch today for a free, no obligation quote and let us take the hassle out of your home rewire project.

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