Electrical Wiring Upgrades

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Electrical Wiring Upgrades

There is nothing more serious to your home and family's safety than faulty wiring!  Remember that certain villages and towns in our area require you have a licensed electrician perform wiring upgrades, the homeowner can not.  We offer an unsurpassed warranty on service upgrades which can be transferred to a new homeowner.

Part of the responsibility of being a homeowner is keeping up with necessary upgrades to your home. Don’t mistake these for superficial upgrades such as granite countertops or hardwood flooring. These upgrades are necessary for reasons that include your safety, your family’s safety and even your ability to obtain homeowner insurance, which is necessary if you hold a mortgage as well as for your peace of mind. One of the most important upgrades to consider as a homeowner is your electrical wiring. At Albrite Electric, we encourage homeowners in and around Binghamton, NY to have your electrical wiring checked regularly, and to have it upgraded when necessary.

Why You Need to Consider an Upgrade

Why does Albrite Electric recommend you look into upgrading your electrical wiring? The answer is simple; your family’s safety is important. Faulty wiring and old wiring can cause significant damage to your home. For example, if your home is a bit older and was built with aluminum or knob and tube wiring, you’ll want to upgrade.

You might have heard that knob and tube wiring is actually a cut above today’s wiring standards, you’re not entirely mistaken. When it is correctly installed, it is better-quality. However, oftentimes it’s not and it does tend to breakdown after decades of use. One of the biggest concerns surrounding this older wiring is the fact that it does not consist of a ground conductor. This means switches using neutral wiring are incapable of turning off the current when turning off the circuit.

The cost of repairs needed from this type of issue is often astronomical. Before your home requires a full rewiring, have Albrite Electric take a look at your wiring. You might be able to have a partial rewiring done to ensure your home is safer than ever.

How Upgrades Affect Your Homeowners Insurance Policy

Another consideration you must make when it comes to an electrical wiring upgrade is your homeowner’s insurance policy. Many Binghamton insurance agencies will refuse to issue policies to homeowners living in houses with an excessive amount of knob and tube wiring. Other Binghamton, NY insurance companies may even refuse to issue homeowners a policy unless the entire wiring system is replaced to completely eliminate knob and tube wiring.

Albrite Electric Services

Our electricians specialize in wiring replacement in older homes with years of specialized experience that allows us to offer homeowners comprehensive knowledge and stellar workmanship in regards to electrical rewiring. The goal at Albrite Electric is to increase the safety of your family by rewiring your home in a manner that is most convenient to you.  This means rewiring using minimal holes in your home by fishing wire through small holes in various walls followed by rough coat patching after your rewiring needs are completed.  Electricians at Albrite Electric will not make repairs or replacements that are not needed, saving you time, hassle and money.

Albrite Electric takes pride in their staff and contractors and their comprehensive electrical knowledge. Superior craftsmanship and an excellent track record for customer satisfaction make Albrite the first choice for Binghamton homeowners when they suspect electrical rewiring is needed in their older home. In fact, many homeowners will consult with an electrician during the inspection phase of purchasing an older home to see precisely how much work is needed to ensure the home’s wiring system is up-to-date and highly functional. Albrite Electric’s services include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Electrical Wiring
  • Rewiring
  • Electrical Cables
  • Panel Upgrades
  • Electric Services
  • Electrical Repairs
  • Electricians
  • Electrical Work
  • Aluminum Wiring
  • Knob & Tube Wiring
  • Electrical Circuits
  • Electrical Upgrades

Electrical wiring problems can cause a myriad of damage to your older home, particularly when it comes to fires and the safety of your family. Additionally, being denied a homeowner’s insurance policy is problematic as well. Don’t wait to find out if your home needs rewiring until it’s too late. Call Albrite Electric today to schedule a consultation with an expert electrician. There is nothing as satisfying as a job well done, except the satisfaction and peace of mind you’ll feel knowing your home is as safe as possible.