Full and partial electrical rewires
Replace unsafe old wiring in your home
Same day call out in SE postcodes
Rates from £65 per hour
If you’re experiencing electrical issues in your home or business, a full or partial electrical rewire may be necessary to ensure the safety and efficiency of your electrical system.
We offer comprehensive electrical rewiring services to replace old or faulty wiring and bring your electrical system up to the required safety standards.
Our team can provide a full assessment of your electrical system and advise you on whether a full or partial rewire is necessary. With our fast and reliable service, you can have peace of mind knowing that your electrical system is safe and functioning efficiently.
Whether you’re updating an old property, renovating an existing one, or simply want to ensure the safety of your family, rewiring is an essential step. We are here to help you navigate the process and provide a reliable, professional service to ensure your home is safe and up to code.
Our team of qualified electricians has years of experience in rewiring homes throughout south east London. We are fully certified by NICEIC, the UK’s leading regulatory body for electrical contractors, ensuring that all our work is carried out to the highest standards. We use only the best materials and techniques to ensure that your electrical system is safe, efficient, and up to date with the latest regulations.
Our services include partial and full rewires, as well as installation of new circuits, consumer units, and other electrical components. We work closely with our clients to ensure that all their needs are met, and we provide a detailed quote before starting any work. Our goal is to make the rewiring process as stress-free as possible, and we take pride in our ability to deliver quality workmanship on time and within budget.
When is an Electrical Rewire Necessary?
At SE London Electrical, we understand that electrical rewires can be a daunting and costly task for homeowners. However, it is important to know when an electrical rewire is necessary to ensure the safety and efficiency of your home’s electrical system.
Signs that an Electrical Rewire is Needed
There are several signs that your home may need an electrical rewire. These include:
- Frequent power outages or tripped circuit breakers
- Dimming or flickering lights
- Burning smells or sparks from outlets or switches
- Outlets or switches that are hot to the touch
- Crackling or buzzing sounds coming from outlets or switches
- Old or outdated wiring, especially in homes that are over 25 years old
If you are experiencing any of these issues, it is important to have your home’s electrical system inspected by a qualified electrician. They will be able to determine if an electrical rewire is necessary and provide you with a detailed quote for the work.
The Importance of Regular Electrical Inspections
Regular electrical inspections are an important part of maintaining the safety and efficiency of your home’s electrical system. In the UK, it is recommended that homeowners have their electrical system inspected every 10 years or when moving into a new property.
During an electrical inspection, a qualified electrician will check the condition of your wiring, outlets, switches, and other electrical components. They will also check for any potential hazards, such as overloaded circuits or outdated wiring. If any issues are found, they will provide you with a detailed report and recommendations for repairs or upgrades.
At SE London Electrical, we are fully qualified and certified electricians with years of experience in electrical rewires and inspections. We are committed to providing our customers with safe and efficient electrical systems that meet all UK regulations and standards. Contact us today to schedule an electrical inspection or to learn more about our electrical rewiring services.
Costs of an Electrical Rewire
In this section, we will discuss the factors that affect the cost of an electrical rewire and the average cost of an electrical rewire.
Factors that Affect the Cost of an Electrical Rewire
Several factors can affect the cost of an electrical rewire, including:
- The size and age of your property
- The complexity of the electrical system
- The number of rooms and circuits that need rewiring
- The accessibility of the wiring
- The type and quality of materials used
Additionally, any necessary upgrades to meet current regulations or certifications, such as Part P of the Building Regulations or the NICEIC, will add to the cost of the rewire.
Average Cost of an Electrical Rewire
The cost of an electrical rewire varies depending on the factors mentioned above. According to Checkatrade, the estimated cost of rewiring a three-bedroom house in the UK is in the region of £4,450 – £8,000. However, the cost can be higher for larger properties or those with more complex electrical systems.
It is important to note that the cost of an electrical rewire is an investment in the safety and functionality of your property. A professional and thorough rewire can prevent electrical hazards and ensure that your electrical system is up to code, which can save you money in the long run.
At SE London Electrical, we provide competitive and transparent pricing for our electrical rewire services. We offer free quotes and will work with you to ensure that you receive the best value for your investment.
The Process of an Electrical Rewire
In this section, we’ll go through the process of an electrical rewire, so you know what to expect when you choose us for your electrical needs.
Assessment and Planning
Before any work begins, we’ll conduct a thorough assessment of your property to determine the scope of the rewiring project. This includes identifying any potential hazards, such as outdated wiring or faulty electrical systems. We’ll then create a detailed plan that outlines the work that needs to be done, including the materials and equipment required.
It’s important to note that all electrical work in the UK must comply with Part P of the Building Regulations. As certified electricians, we are fully qualified to carry out rewiring projects that meet these regulations, ensuring that your property is safe and up to code.
Preparation and Safety Measures
Once the assessment and planning stage is complete, we’ll begin preparing your property for the rewiring work. This includes turning off the power supply and ensuring that all electrical equipment is safely disconnected. We’ll also take steps to protect your property, such as covering floors and furniture, to prevent damage during the rewiring process.
Safety is our top priority, and we take all necessary precautions to ensure that our work is carried out safely and efficiently. This includes wearing appropriate protective gear and following all relevant safety protocols.
Removal of Old Wiring and Installation of New Wiring
With the preparation and safety measures in place, we’ll begin removing the old wiring and installing new wiring throughout your property. This includes running new cables, installing new sockets and switches, and connecting your electrical systems to the new wiring.
We use high-quality materials and equipment to ensure that your new electrical system is reliable and long-lasting. We’ll also ensure that all wiring is neatly and safely installed, with minimal disruption to your property.
Testing and Certification
Once the rewiring work is complete, we’ll conduct thorough testing to ensure that your new electrical system is functioning safely and efficiently. This includes testing all electrical equipment, verifying that all connections are secure, and ensuring that your property meets all necessary regulations.
As certified electricians, we’ll provide you with all necessary certification and documentation to prove that your property is up to code. This includes an Electrical Installation Certificate (EIC) and a Building Regulations Compliance Certificate (BRCC).
Choosing a Qualified Electrician for an Electrical Rewire
If you’re planning on rewiring your home, choosing the right electrician is crucial. A qualified electrician will ensure that the job is done safely and efficiently, giving you peace of mind knowing that your home is up to code and safe to live in.
Qualifications and Certifications to Look For
When choosing an electrician for your rewiring project, it’s important to look for certain qualifications and certifications. In the UK, electricians are required to be registered with a government-approved scheme, such as the National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contracting (NICEIC).
These schemes ensure that electricians are properly trained, qualified, and insured, and that their work meets the highest standards of safety and quality. When choosing an electrician, be sure to ask for their registration number and verify it with the appropriate scheme.
Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Electrician
Before hiring an electrician for your rewiring project, it’s important to ask a few key questions to ensure that they are the right fit for the job. Some questions to consider include:
- What experience do you have with electrical rewires?
- What is your process for completing a rewiring project?
- What materials do you use, and are they up to code?
- What is your pricing structure, and what is included in the price?
By asking these questions, you can get a better sense of the electrician’s expertise, work process, and pricing, and make an informed decision about whether they are the right fit for your project.
If you need an full or partial rewire of your property, don’t hesitate to contact us. Our team is always ready to help, and we are confident that we can provide you with the best possible service.