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    Consequences of Bad Wiring

    Bad wiring can lead to an electrical fire or shock that can be fatal, power surges, and faulty power arcs. A frayed wire may appear innocent, but it will send a dangerous electrical current surging throughout your body if touched by a bare hand. If you need new electrical cables around the house, it’s always best to hire a professional electrician and avoid making this a do-it-yourself project.

    When electrical wires are damaged, worn, cracked, or corroded, this can significantly increase the risk of electrical accidents. A qualified electrician can check your wiring as often as needed to ensure it is safe. If necessary, they can also help with upgrading and replacing old and faulty wires with new electrical wires.

    Signs Your Electrical System Needs New Wires

    Wires can start to fray or crack as a result of too much heat, corrosion, bending, or general wear and tear. Here are a few signs to watch for that may indicate your home needs new electrical wires:

    Damaged Wires

    Over time, wires can begin to fray or accidentally get pierced or pinched by screws or nails. These damaged wires are a major hazard and could potentially threaten you, your family, and your home. This is why it is crucial to call a professional to replace them.

    Melted Insulation Around Wiring

    When electric connections start to loosen or are installed incorrectly, this can generate a dangerous accumulation of localized heat. This causes the conductor to warm up and melt the insulation around your wiring.

    Blown Fuses

    Blown fuses occur when too many lights or appliances draw power from the circuit, causing it to overload and melt the ribbon inside the fuse. This causes all of the power that goes to that circuit to die suddenly.

    Odd Noise Coming From the Wiring

    If your outlets, switches, or appliances are making crackling, sizzling, or buzzing noises, you should immediately turn off electricity to these areas and contact a certified electrician.

    Discolored Outlets

    If your electrical outlets are stained or discolored, your home is likely experiencing power surges. This is a major fire concern that should be addressed as soon as possible.

    Burning Odor

    If you notice a burning smell or see smoke coming from an outlet, this is a sure sign of trouble. Immediately shut off the main circuit breaker and turn off all appliances until you can identify the source of the issue and get the problem fixed.

    Messy Wiring

    Messy wiring poses a serious fire hazard. Hire a licensed electrician to help make sure your wiring is safe and compliant.

    Frequent Tripped Breakers

    If you’re constantly resetting your circuit breakers, this could be a sign that your circuits are overloaded.

    Warm/Vibrating Outlets

    If any of your home’s electrical outlets are vibrating or emitting heat, this is a sign that the wiring in your home is going bad.

    Scorched Outlets

    Your outlets and switches should feel cool to the touch. If you notice warm spots or burn marks, this is a clue that there may be an unsafe wiring condition.

    Flickering Lights

    If your lights flicker every time you turn on an appliance, you may be overloading the circuits or your wiring. You should have your wiring and the circuit breaker checked by an expert.

    Call Us to Install New Electrical Wires

    How often you replace your wiring depends on the condition of your electrical system. This is why it is important to have a routine inspection of your electrical wiring, or whenever you suspect bad wiring, sell or buy a home, or have any renovations done on your home.

    If your home needs new electrical wires installed, Attic Projects is here to assist you. Updating your electrical system now will help you avoid bigger, more expensive problems later on. Contact our licensed electricians for an inspection or to schedule an estimate for your next rewiring project.


    Frequently Asked Questions:

    Can bad or damaged wiring really cause fires?

    Absolutely, in fact, electrical wiring is the cause of the majority of house fires in the United States. Electrical wiring can be forgotten about since it is hidden away. Don’t let your home go up in flames. Get a free inspection from Attic Projects today.

    What to do if your wires are frayed?

    Call a professional right away. Do not attempt to touch the wires with your bare hands because it can unknowingly shock you. This shock can be harmless, or it can cause major problems. If your wires are frayed, call Attic Projects today for a free inspection.

    When do I replace the electrical wires in my home?

    If your insulation in melting, outlets are discolored, wires are damaged, noises are coming from your electrical panel, fuses are blown, or there is a burning odor, you need to replace your electrical wiring as soon as possible to avoid an electrical fire or shock.

    My home is over 50 years old with original wiring. Do I need to upgrade it?

    Yes, absolutely. Although your wiring may seem to work just fine, it could be causing other issues for your home. It could also lead to an electrical fire. If you think your home needs new electrical wires, give the professionals at Attic Projects a call for a free inspection.

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    Rodents are a nightmare for any homeowner. They can lower the value of your home by causing serious damage, foul odors, and extensively unsanitary conditions. They also pose a significant health risk to you and your family by spreading disease and causing illness. The last thing you want is to waste your time removing rodents, only to have them move right back in. At Attic Projects, we not only humanely remove the rodents and pests from your home, but we also rodent-proof your home so they can’t come back. In order to keep the pests and rodents out permanently, you have to close up every entry point that they may squeeze into. Call Attic Projects today to get your free estimate.


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