A full rewire of an existing property can be disruptive but sometimes is necessary to ensure the electrical installation is safe for use, there is nothing more important than that. You would normally discover a rewire is necessary for certain reasons, such as:

  1. Observations and discoveries made by others, possibly while work is being carried out at the property

  2. Faults occurring due to old wiring, light fittings or sockets

  3. As a result of an electrical condition report/periodic inspection report being carried out on the property


Sometimes you may find that not all the installation needs rewiring, it may be that a partial rewire of certain faulty circuits and a consumer unit upgrade could bring the installation up to current standards and ensure it is compliant with the current IEE wiring regulations (BS7671). The only way to establish the extent of rewiring needed would be to carry out a periodic inspection report. We recommend having these reports carried out first of establish the condition of the existing electrical installation in terms of electrical safety.

If a full rewire is required it is best if at all possible to have it done while the property is empty, perhaps before the new property owners move in or when the client is on holiday perhaps, but ‘lived in’ rewires are possible too.


Dan Bartlett Electrical will work with you in the event a rewire is needed to ensure it can be completed safely and promptly whatever the circumstances may be.

Our staff have all the necessary qualifications and accreditations needed to work successfully in the commercial sector, that combined with our vital experience will ensure all work is completed to the highest standards.

We offer free estimates and cover Surrey and surrounding areas.  
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