What is the average cost of rewire a house in the UK?
How much does it cost to replace the electrical wiring installation on my property?
How often do I have to rewire my property?
How long will the wiring in my house take?
Whilst electrical rewiring may seem like a simple task, there are various factors you will need to take into account when considering how much it will cost to rewire your property.
There is no hard and fast rule for estimating the cost of rewiring residential, commercial and industrial properties.
Some of the most important factors used to estimate rewiring costs are the architecture of the property and a varying number of rooms within each property.
Typically properties with the same number of rooms and measurements will attract the same range of rewiring costs however, other factors can still vary costs further such as the area where your property is located, plus the experience and expertise of your chosen electrical professional.
According to rules and regulations in the UK, every residential home owner is to have the electrical wiring installation at their property tested every 10-years and for landlords or owners of the rented property, the time period is reduced to every 5 years.
Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR), formerly known as Periodic Inspection Report, is to be carried out by a skilled electrician for the property.
Here is what the report will contain:
It is worth noting that electrical rewiring is a specialist task that will require – Materials, Labor Costs and Installation Time Frame which may have some impact on your day-to-day life.
The most obvious factor for determining the costs of rewiring your property is the size of your house.
Other than this, various areas in the UK can also have different set rates.
Also worth remembering that homeowners will need to have their properties inspected and will have to make the necessary electrical wiring changes after a set period of time has elapsed.