Rewiring a house is a complex, arduous job and as such can be quite expensive. Of course, the benefits far outweigh any cost, and who can put a price on their family’s safety.

As with most home improvement projects, there are a number of factors that affect the overall price you’ll pay to rewire your house. These include:

  • Type of property
  • Size and layout of the property
  • Quality of fixtures and fittings
  • Number of socket outlets
  • Number of light fixtures
  • The complexity of cable routes
  • Whether the home is occupied or empty
  • Where you live

A typical 3 bedroom semi detached will cost around £4500.

A typical 1 bedroom flat will cost around £2500.

In general, the price you’re quoted to rewire your house will include:

  • Removal of old fittings and wiring
  • New wiring throughout the property
  • Standard white finish electrical wiring accessories
  • Installation of a new metal consumer unit •Minor plastering work to damage walls and ceilings made during the rewire
  • Circuit testing and final installation certification to prove all work meets current regulations