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HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO REWIRE A HOUSE?

Why Is Rewiring Your House Important?

If you’ve recently purchased a property with unreliable electrical wiring or are carrying out renovations, you must consider upgrading your property’s wiring. This aspect of a house is generally overlooked as it’s not in sight. Unless an electrical problem arises, these features go relatively unnoticed.

However, to prevent fires, electrical hazards, and shocks, you must ensure that your property’s wiring is up-to-date and in compliance with Australian standards. This is particularly true for older properties that have most likely only had minor electrical work done over the years. The wiring in such structures could be outdated, dangerous, and incorrectly installed.

Plenty of older homes have a single circuit that powers outlets, and all appliances are plugged into it. If you notice that the fuse blows every time multiple devices like the heater, hairdryer, and dishwasher, etc. are switched on simultaneously, consider rewiring your entire house. It will eliminate power trips entirely; you can split the outlets over several circuits to prevent them from overloading.

You must also ensure that you have the latest earthing system and switchboard. The importance of Residual Current Devices for maintaining the safety of your house and family cannot be overstated. A rewiring project generally consists of replacing the old wiring, inspecting the earthing system, installation of new power points and switches, and upgrading all components of the main switchboard.

Hire a Licensed Electrician

You should avoid carrying out DIY projects on your property’s electrical wiring unless you have certification for it. You should instead call in a licensed professional to carry out all electrical services. The cost of the project depends on th