There is such a thing as a partial rewire, and sometimes it’s all you need to get your Glendale house back to normal with an efficient electrical system. Let’s take a closer look at what’s involved in rewiring part of a house.
Reasons for rewiring only part of your Glendale house.
- Electrical overload
Your electrical installation should be able to manage the electrical demand in your home. However, if the installation was wrongly selected with incorrect cables and switch gears then it may be unable to bear the electrical demand. This can lead to electrical overload over time. The weakest parts of the installation can then become brittle and hot. With such a dangerous system you will need a partial rewire in your house to replace the affected parts.
- Contact with water
Water and electricity simply don’t mix and this is why your electric installations must be placed in dry areas. But if for some reason your electrical components were installed in a damp wall or have somehow come in contact with water, you might need to rewire part of your house to fix this quickly.
Damp environments can cause electrical parts to rust and deteriorate.
- Age or loose connections
Your electrical system grows weaker with age. Sometimes, you may need partial rewiring because the parts need changing due to age, wear, and tear.
Loose connections also play a part by deteriorating quickly.
- Not up to code
Electrical codes guide on how electrical installations should be done and what is considered safe or sufficient for a home. It’s not uncommon to find that many installations are not up to code either due to getting outdated or when you DIY your installations. A professional electrician can ensure your electrical system is compliant because they have the knowledge and experience to do so. DIYing your electrical system means not having this. Insight to guide you
- Rodent problem
Rodents in the home can be annoying, and it gets worse when they chew on cables and other electric installations. The damaged wiring will have to be replaced.
Confirming you need to rewire part of a Glendale house
Only a licensed electrician can confirm if you need a partial rewire from your home. Regardless of if you observe these signs or not, let an electrician inspect your home to determine this.
What is involved with a partial rewire in a Glendale home?
A part rewire is just like a whole house rewire. The project is complex and usually involves the following-
- The electrical power in the part of the house to be rewired will be turned off.
- There will be deafening noises of grinding, chiseling, and so on.
- It gets messy with dust that can stay in the air for days.
- A partial rewire can cost less than a whole house rewire depending on your home needs.
If you need a house rewire in Glendale or an inspection to confirm, you can always count on us to help.