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Rewiring a home is delicate work and requires the skill of a trained electrician. At Capricorn Electric, we specialize in home rewiring to provide updates, upgrades, and ensure your house is safe and up to code.

Do I Need to Rewire My Home? 

Rewiring your entire home is a major investment, which is why choosing the right electrician is vital. You’ll want a technician who’s highly trained, certified, and experienced in handling projects of this size and type.

 

Our Pennsylvania electricians help homeowners with all their electrical needs. No matter how big or small the project is, we can get the job done. The first step is to determine whether you need to rewire your home, which involves removing aging, inefficient, and even unsafe wiring, and electrical devices.  

Signs of faulty wiring

If you encounter any of the following, your wiring may be faulty and you need to shut off power to this area of your house and call a skilled electrician like those at Capricorn Electric.

  • Burnt outlets, strange smells

Visual and olfactory clues of burning can indicate a serious wiring problem in dire need of repair. 

  • Strange sounds and warm outlets

If your wall or outlet is vibrating or making vibrating sounds, this can be a sign of a major issue. Buzzing, popping, vibrating, and extra warmth can be a sign of electricity being somewhere it doesn’t belong. You should shut off the circuit breaker switch to the affected area immediately and call an electrician.

 

The Process of Wiring a Home

Wiring a home is a time-consuming process, and there is a lot at stake if you do not do the job correctly. Attempting to do it yourself or calling an amateur to handle your wiring needs only to discover a problem once you go to flip on a light switch is a waste of your time and your money. You’ll have to spend more money, later on, to call in a professional to correct those mistakes, which is why we recommend working with certified electricians from the very beginning. Besides, doing the job incorrectly could lead to potential electrical hazards.

 

Your Home Wiring and Rewiring Experts in Pennsylvania

Your home wiring deserves the attention of a trained professional with knowledge of local codes, experience with many different setups, and the skill to do the job properly the first time around. When you need wiring or rewiring services, contact Capricorn Electric. You want to work with a company you can trust, and someone you will want to have around for a period of time.

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F.A.Q.

Frequent Questions

What do emergency electricians do?

An emergency electrician is an electrician who will come out at short notice with no prior appointment to fix an electrical problem that has just occurred.

What do electrical repairs do?

Electrical repairs involve a wide variety of services, ranging from major installation, or rewiring your home, to changing out a broken light switch or receptacle. It is often a difficult task to diagnose a particular electrical issue at home without the help of a trained professional.

What is the first thing to do in an electrical emergency?

Unplug the appliance and turn the power off at the premise’s main power switchboard to avoid any further damage. If there’s a burning smell, smoke, or fire, call 9-1-1 or your local emergency services.

Can a handyman do electrical work?

Remember handymen who aren’t qualified electricians can do basic electrical work but can’t do work that requires certification. It’s highly recommended that if you require certificated work to be carried out that you hire a qualified electrician.

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