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Home Wiring Update Services in Queensbury, NY

If you live in an older home, it’s important to be aware of the warning signs you need to upgrade the wiring in your house. Homes over 30 years old may have wiring that is degraded, damaged, chewed up by rodents, or otherwise dangerous. If this wiring isn’t replaced, you risk a house fire or electric shock. Smaller homes may also benefit from updated wiring if the existing wiring does not meet your family’s power needs. At Mr. Electric of Queensbury, our experienced service technicians can update the electrical wiring in homes in Queensbury, NY. We work safely and efficiently to install new wiring and improve the comfort, convenience, energy efficiency, safety, and value of your home.

Home Wiring Update Services in Queensbury, NY

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  • You should never try to teach yourself how to update electrical wiring in an old house. Only a professional should handle electrical work and complex electrical upgrades. Our team has decades of experience, and we arrive on the job with the tools, equipment, and expertise needed to do the job safely and efficiently without damaging your property. Hiring us for a home wiring upgrade will protect the safety of your home, maintain its value, help you avoid injury or accident, and ensure you remain in compliance with your homeowners insurance policy, HOA regulations, and local and national electrical codes and building codes.

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Warning Signs You Need to Upgrade the Wiring in Your House

When you know the warning signs that you need to upgrade the wiring in your house, you can reduce your risk of fire, accident and injury, and damage to electrical appliances. Call our team of experienced electrical service technicians if you notice any of these issues in your home:

  • Breakers that trip repeatedly
  • A strange tingling feeling when you touch or use an appliance.
  • Lights that keep flickering or dimming
  • A burning smell or fishy Odor coming from an appliance or room.
  • Outlets that are warm, discoloured, or sparking.
  • Lack of grounded outlets or GFCI outlets
  • Your light bulbs burn out very quickly or have exploded.
  • Your energy bills or energy usage has suddenly increased for no reason.
  • You hear a buzzing sound from an outlet.

When and Why Should Old Wiring Be Replaced?

According to the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA), faulty home wiring is the leading cause of residential fires. The older your home is, the higher the chance its wiring might be outdated, unsafe, or damaged. Unfortunately, many people don’t realize what condition their electrical wiring is until a problem occurs. Scheduling regular electrical safety inspections can uncover early warning signs of wiring problems so they can be repaired quickly. You should call us to inspect your home for a wiring upgrade if:

  • Your home is over 25 years old.
  • You plan on installing one or more large appliances, like an electric vehicle charger or a washer and dryer.
  • You just moved into a new home and aren’t sure what the condition of the wiring is.
  • You have seen signs of rodent activity in your home or hear strange sounds in your walls.
  • One or more outlets do not work.
  • You are using power strips and extension cords in multiple rooms.
  • At Mr. Electric of Queensbury, our service technicians are committed to providing quality workmanship and exceptional customer service. We operate by the Mr. Electric Customer Service Philosophy, which focuses on professionalism, convenience, safety, and reliability. We offer convenient scheduling methods with our 24/7 live answering service and online scheduling options. We will always show up on time, in uniform, and in a branded vehicle so you know who you are letting into your home. We specialize in commercial and residential electrical services, including electrical installations, repairs, maintenance and service, and upgrades and replacements. We begin each job with an electrical safety inspection to determine your electrical system's age, condition, safety, and performance. We are a member of the Neighborly Family of home service companies. If you need a service we don’t provide, we can refer you to another local Neighborly company.

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