Home Rewiring Services in Central Pennsylvania

Serving Lancaster, Berks, York, Lebanon & Chester Counties Since 2002

Like all residential electrical systems, your home’s wiring has a finite life span. Relying on outdated wiring can pose a significant risk to your property and — when left unchecked — can even lead to an increased threat of electrical fire, electric shock, or electrocution. When your home needs complete rewiring, trust the experts at Iddings Electric to get the job done right.

At Iddings Electric, we’ve proudly served the Central PA region for more than 20 years and are deeply familiar with local wiring systems. We understand the unique needs of Lebanon County area homes, delivering service excellence from a team of electricians who are knowledgeable in all aspects of residential rewiring.

Update your home’s wiring system today by calling our team at (717) 355-9675

When Should You Consider a Home Rewiring Project?

Home rewiring is a significant undertaking that should be carefully considered under various circumstances to ensure the safety and functionality of your home’s electrical system. Here are just a few situations when you should consider a home rewiring project:

  • Aging wiring: If your home has outdated wiring, such as knob-and-tube wiring or aluminum wiring, it’s essential to consider a rewiring project. Older wiring systems may not meet current safety standards and can pose fire hazards and other safety risks.
  • Frequent issues: If you experience frequent electrical problems like circuit overloads, tripped breakers, or frequent power outages, it could indicate that your electrical system is overloaded or damaged. Rewiring can help alleviate these issues.
  • Renovations & additions: When planning significant renovations, additions, or remodels, it’s a great time to assess the state of your electrical system. Adding new appliances or fixtures may require upgraded wiring to meet the increased demand.
  • Safety concerns: If you suspect electrical hazards like sparking outlets, hot electrical panels, or burning odors, these are clear indications that your wiring may be compromised and in need of an update. Immediate rewiring is essential to prevent electrical fires and accidental injury.
  • Insurance requirements: Some insurers may require homes with outdated or unsafe wiring to be rewired in order to maintain coverage. Additionally, if you plan to sell your home, potential buyers may request an electrical inspection and outdated wiring could affect the sale.

The Benefits of Rewiring an Older House

Choosing to rewire your home can afford many significant benefits that shouldn’t be overlooked. The biggest advantages to rewiring your home include:

  • Enhanced electrical safety
  • Improved electrical reliability
  • Compliance with electrical codes
  • Increased energy efficiency
  • Accommodations for modern electrical devices

Reap the benefits of better wiring for your home by contacting Iddings Electric at (717) 355-9675 to request rewiring services in Chester County today! 

Knob & Tube + Cloth Wiring Replacement Services

If your home was built before the mid-20th century, it may be relying on outdated wiring like knob-and-tube or cloth wiring. These wiring methods are considered problematic for several reasons. Knob-and-tube wiring uses porcelain knobs and tubes to support wires, keeping them apart and away from building materials. However, this design lacks grounding and insulation, making it susceptible to wear and damage over time. Cloth wiring, on the other hand, features insulated wires covered with a fabric or rubberized cloth, which can deteriorate, become brittle, and expose live wires.

Both systems lack the safety features and insulation in modern wiring methods, posing a higher risk for electrical fires, inadequate electrical capacity, and reduced safety standards. Because of this, it’s highly recommended that homeowners replace these outdated wiring systems with modern, safer alternatives to ensure the safety and reliability of their electrical infrastructure.

If your home relies on knob-and-tube or cloth wiring, schedule a rewiring service with our team by calling (717) 355-9675!  

Why Choose Iddings Electric?

Iddings Electric has proudly served as Central PA’s trusted electrician for more than 20 years. With our comprehensive service offerings, transparent pricing, and a team of courteous experts, families know they can count on us to deliver service excellence in every appointment.

Get the superior rewiring solutions your home deserves by calling our team at (717) 355-9675 today! 

FAQs About Home Rewiring

Can I stay in my home during the rewiring process?

Whether you can stay in your home during the rewiring process depends on the scope of the project, safety considerations, and the guidance of your electrician. For extensive rewiring projects that may disrupt power for an extended period or involve major renovations, it’s often recommended to temporarily relocate for safety and convenience.

Do I need permits for a home rewiring project?

Yes, in most cases, you will need permits for a home rewiring project. Electrical work typically requires permits to ensure that the work complies with local building codes and safety standards and to facilitate inspections to verify the quality and safety of the installation.

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We provide the rapid response you deserve, tending to all electrical emergencies promptly and professionally.

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Professionally Trained, licensed staff

Our professionally trained and licensed staff is continuously trained on the latest electrical advancements.

Lifelong
customers

We’re here for all your future electrical needs, developing lifelong relationships with each of our valued customers.

Family Owned and Operated

Our family-owned and operated team is powered by a commitment to excellence, integrity, and community.

Fair &
Upfront Pricing

With our upfront pricing, we ensure there are no surprises when it comes to receiving exceptional electrical service.

Emergency
Electrical Services

We provide the rapid response you deserve, tending to all electrical emergencies promptly and professionally.

Drug Tested & Background Checked

Each of our employees is drug tested and thoroughly background checked for your added peace of mind.

Professionally Trained, licensed staff

Our professionally trained and licensed staff is continuously trained on the latest electrical advancements.

Lifelong
customers

We’re here for all your future electrical needs, developing lifelong relationships with each of our valued customers.

What Our Customers Are Saying

Thank you, Tom and Kyle, for doing such a great job! The work Tom suggested was completed without any issues. Tom and Kyle were both very polite. Their attention to detail and safety were outstanding. I will definitely use Iddings Electric again, and I will be asking that Tom and Kyle do my work!

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