Many homes in New England often require rewiring because they are often houses that were built in the 19th century. The cost of rewiring a house depends on size and age of your house, whether the old wiring can be easily accessed, and quirks abound in older homes.
Is rewiring a house necessarily?
Having old wiring can be really dangerous and have the potential of burning your house down. So, here is some advice on signs that require rewiring:
- A persistent burning smell
- Discolored outlets and switches
- Blown fuses
It is highly recommended to rewire your house because according to the U.S. Fire Administration electrical malfunction attributed about 24000 residential fires.