The Benefits of Rewiring Your Home

Rewiring your house sounds like a very big project, and a very costly one too. However, in our blog post, we want to highlight some of the benefits that you should consider when you're deciding on rewiring your home. However, if you'd like to contact us at AEI Electrical regarding any of the services that we offer, simply give us a call via our phone number on, 020 3659 6351 or 0791 4615 151You should know that we offer our services across Cheam, Sutton, Epsom, and other surrounding areas.

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The Benefits of Rewiring Your Home

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Of course, safety is the most obvious benefit of rewiring your home. Having the entire wiring throughout your home rewired means that you don't need to worry about experiencing electrical faults as the wiring is a lot newer. So, remove the old wiring and consider installing newer wiring for your home; it's a great benefit! 

Prevent Faulty Appliances 

Having a house with faulty wiring can have an impact on the appliances you may use on a daily basis. Of course, none of us want to go on struggling with faulty appliances all because of the wiring throughout our homes.  This said, rewiring your home means you can benefit from less of a possibility of the wiring in your home causing problems with the appliances.

Add Value to Your Property

If you've recently had the wiring throughout your home rewired, then it may be a possibility that it has added value to your property. As the wiring is a lot newer and your property isn't suffering from older, possibly less efficient, or faulty wiring; it means you could benefit from an increase in the value of your home if you ever decide to sell and move. 

Better Power

The final point to make in this blog post is better power; by rewiring the wiring throughout your property the cables installed can give out more power as appose to older cables. Why is this a benefit? Well, it's simple, this means that there's less of a chance of safety issues occurring.

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Signs That Indicate Your Home Needs Rewiring

It is essential to make sure that your home's electrical system is both safe and effective. Your home's wiring may degrade or age with time, causing risks and significant problems. We shall examine several typical warning signals that your home might require rewiring in this article. You can take proactive measures to maintain a safe and effective electrical system in your British house by being aware of these symptoms.


Frequent Circuit Breaker Tripping

Your home's wiring may be damaged or overloaded if you find that your circuit breakers trip frequently. Due to the growing usage of electronics, gadgets, and appliances, modern households frequently have larger electrical demands. Circuit overloads and consequent breaker trips may occur as a result of outdated or insufficient wiring unable to accommodate this increasing load. Consult a licenced electrician to evaluate and maybe rewire your property if this issue continues even after you reset the breaker.

Flickering or Dimming Lights

Another indication that the wiring in your home requires repair is the recurring flickering or dimming of the lights. This problem can be a sign of poor electrical wiring or loose connections. Your light fixtures may experience periodic flickering or dimming if the wiring is worn out or otherwise compromised. Ignoring these warning indicators may result in additional damage or possible fire hazards. Rewiring the damaged parts with the help of a professional can help your home's lighting be properly lit again.

Buzzing or Crackling Sounds

Never disregard strange sounds originating from electrical outlets or switches, such as buzzing or crackling. These sounds could be caused by electrical arcing or sparking within the wiring system. When electrical current jumps across a gap because of inadequate insulation or frayed wires, arcing results. Ignoring these red flags could put you at risk for electrical fires or electrocution. It is crucial to quickly hire a licenced electrician to assess and rebuild the damaged circuits.

Overheating Outlets or Switches

If you discover that your switches or outlets feel unusually warm to the touch, it could be a symptom of potential wiring issues. When electrical wire cannot adequately handle the current passing through it, higher resistance and heat buildup result. Electrical fires may result from this problem, which may be brought on by faulty wiring or loose connections. An expert electrician must inspect and rewire any overheating outlets or switches in order to safeguard the safety of your property.

Outdated Wiring System

It is strongly advised to think about rewiring your home if it still uses antiquated wiring systems, such as knob-and-tube or aluminium wire. These outdated wiring styles might not satisfy the electrical requirements of contemporary gadgets and appliances or comply with current safety standards. Additionally, aluminium wiring is vulnerable to oxidation and poses a fire risk. Modern wiring systems, including copper wire, offer improved safety, efficiency, and compatibility with present-day electrical requirements.

Contact us for our Services

Now that you know more about the benefits of rewiring your house, why not find out more about our services at AEI Electrical. You can reach us by either giving us a call via our phone number, 020 3659 6351 or 0791 4615 151 or sending us an email via email at, Finally, you can also use the contact form on our contact page to send us a message.