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Signs Your Home Needs Rewiring

Signs You Need Electrical Rewiring In Pennsylvania


Is your home’s electrical wiring meeting the needs of your family? The chances are, if your home was built before the 1980’s, the wiring currently installed is not sufficient. Our 21st century electrical demands are greater than those in earlier years, so it is important to look out for signs that your wiring is failing. Many of us rely on power strips and extension cords to meet our electrical needs, but with an electrical rewiring, you can add more plugs to your home. With more safely grounded plugs, you are adding value and safe electricity access with one service! According to the U.S. Fire Administration, there are over 25,000 home electrical fires every year. Do not let your home become a statistic by looking out for these signs you need electrical rewiring in Pennsylvania. 

Signs Your Home Needs Electrical Rewiring

  • Frequently tripped breakers
  • Dimming or flickering lights
  • Electric plates, cords, and plugs are hot to the touch
  • Mostly 2-pronged outlets; not enough 3-prong outlets
  • Buzzing or sizzling noises
  • It smells like burning
  • Sparks occur when you plug into outlets
  • Shocks occur when you plug in or touch cords
  • Loose outlets
  • Aluminum wiring exists in the home

Not only will rewiring your home make it safer, it will also add to the value of your home. If you live in an older home, a new wiring job can be a major selling point for buyers. It will let them know the home is safe and that they will have reliable power for appliances and devices.

Rewiring jobs are not for the casual DYI homeowner. This type of electrical rewiring in Pennsylvania should only be done by licensed professionals. When you use a licensed electrician, you can rest easy knowing they have followed the National Electric Code. Trust JDV for all your rewiring needs!

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