Signs Your Home Needs an Electrical Rewire

In our blog post, we've listed a range of signs that could potentially indicate that your home requires a rewire. Before we get right into this blog, if you'd like to find out more about our services, please visit our services page or just give us a call on, 07927 674038.

Signs Your Home Might Need A Rewire

Hopefully having read our blog post, you'll be able to make a more informed decision as to whether your house is in need of a rewire. However, you should always have a professional take a look, so that said, take a look at the bottom of the page for our additional contact details. 

Charred Outlets

If you've noticed that the switches, outlets or sockets in your home are charred or discoloured, you should call out an electrician as soon as possible. It is due to a faulty connection sparking out and causing a small fire beneath the surface. This sign is very dangerous and can result in bigger problems.

Light Bulbs Burning Out

If you've noticed your bulbs burning out, it could fluctuating voltage. This is can be a very serious problem that could potentially result in a fire, so having an electrician take a look and possibly rewire your house is important.

Sparks Coming from the Outlets

Noticing sparks coming from the outlets when you plug or unplug an appliances? This sign should be looked at by an electrician urgently as it could indicate a large electrical problem.

Dimming/Flickering Lights

Have you noticed the lights throughout your home dimming or flickering? If they are flickering, it is often the case that the voltage is too high. However, if they're dimming, the voltage is probably too low. You shouldn't attempt to fix this as it can be dangerous to do so. You should get in touch with an electrician as this can be easily fixed by an electrician. 

Need Our Services in Pontefract

So, if you've noticed any of the above signs with the electrics in your home, why not get in touch with us? We have 10 Years of experience in the industry and are happy to help. You can reach us by either using our phone number on, 07927 674038 or by sending us an email via our email address at, Finally, and if you'd much prefer, you can use our contact form on the website to send us a message. If you'd like to see the work we've done for customers, check out our gallery page. To read the reviews that our customers have left, see our reviews page.