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    Rewiring a property can be a disruptive and costly process.

    The work is carried out in two stages. 'First fix': The new cabling, wiring and boxes are installed. Followed by the 'Second fix': The sockets, switch fronts and lights are fitted. Everything is connected up and made 'live'.

    Due to regulations, safety and inevitable deterioration, sooner or later it becomes necessary to rewire a property.

    It goes without saying that this can be a messy, disruptive and costly process. At Manchester Electric we offer rewiring services on a contracting basis, as well as working directly with homeowners. Having vast experience in this field we have developed a selected team of electricians who have earned respect for their specialist knowledge and ability to provide a high level of service and quality for this task which benefits homeowners and tenants alike.

    The rewiring team consists of 2 fully qualified electricians and 2 modern apprentices. Using the correct specialist tools and machinery the electricians provide a superior level of service and end-product.

    The Manchester Electric team have earned respect for the ability to complete rewiring projects in a very professional and timely manner. On completion of every property the qualifying supervisor carries out a full NIC EIC inspection. Once completely satisfied, full certification and a 5 year parts and labour guarantee is provided.

    Please call to arrange a free quote from the specialists. We can save you money, time and provide you with complete peace of mind that your home is rewired to the best standard.

    For the customer the cost of rewiring is understandably a primary consideration. As well as the cost of the rewiring, there are inevitably separate costs that arise for work such as plastering and redecorating. In some circumstances (where practicable) repairs and partial rewiring may be an alternative option to fully rewiring.

    When comparing quotations it is important that the customer is aware of the variance in the quality of electrical materials. At Manchester Electric we use only the best materials from trusted brands.

    Rewiring Frequently Asked Questions

    Q.: How much does a rewiring cost?
    A.: The average cost is £3100 excluding vat based on a medium sized, 3 bedroom terraced house.

    Q.: How long does a house Rewire take to complete?
    A.: The average time taken for the specialist team to rewire a domestic dwelling is 2 days.

    Q.: Is any plastering work needed and included?
    A.: Plastering work will be required and can be arranged at an extra cost.

    Q.: Can I still live in the house whilst the rewiring is being done?
    A.: Yes, we are able to rewire occupied properties.

    Q.: Do you rewire commercial buildings?
    A.: Yes this carried out by a combination of the house rewire team and other electricians.

    Q.: Am I able to DIY assist the rewiring?
    A.: For legal reasons and health & safety, this is usually not possible.

    Q.: How often does a house need Rewiring?
    A: The average lifespan of cabling varies dramatically due to several factors including the original design and installation to way the building is used and maintained.

    Customer Feedback

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    Chelsea West
    - July 2022 startstartstartstartstart

    I required a full rewire for my first property and contacted Louie. He was quick to attend and provide a quote for the works which was well priced. We then agreed a start date within two weeks and the works were completed within a single day. I was concerned re. potential damage to floorboards as we were looking to sand and keep them visible, however this was minimal. Would recommend. Chelsea

    Gabriel Carpreau
    - May 2022 startstartstartstartstart

    I contacted Louis from Manchester Electric about getting my house rewired. He responded quickly then came out to give a quote. While he was here, he suggested numerous ways I could reduce the cost and ideas where my plan could be improved. Once I was booked in, amazingly the rewiring was completed in just one day (3 bed house and garage). Any damage and chases to walls was minimised, the guys were professional and tidy and the work was neat. Very happy with the results and I’d highly recommend Manchester Electric.

    Oscar T
    - April 2022 startstartstartstartstart

    Louie is very knowledgeable and friendly, able to sound advice on matters beyond electricity, and was a great help in giving extra advice about renovation work. His team were swift and professional, managing a rewire of an entire property in a single day, and to an excellent standard. I will not hesitate to call Louie again if I need more work done.

    Rewiring Cost Calculator

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    Full rewiring and partial rewiring available throughout Manchester, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale, Oldham, Tameside, Stockport, Trafford, Salford and Wigan.

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