Wiring & Rewiring in Chilliwack, BC

Installing and Replacing Electrical Wires for Customers in Chilliwack, Abbotsford, Langley, and the Surrounding Areas

Whether you're constructing a new property or updating an existing one, the quality and safety of your electrical wiring is paramount. Wires get electricity where it needs to go, enabling everyday activities like turning on lights, operating appliances, and charging your devices. At Universal Electrical Services, we offer professional wiring and rewiring services designed to meet the specific needs of our customers in Chilliwack, Abbotsford, Langley, and the surrounding areas.

Our experienced team understands the complexities of electrical wiring and is committed to delivering top-tier services to both residential and commercial properties. We prioritize safety, efficiency, and adherence to the highest industry standards. So, whether you need new wiring installations for an extension or renovation or a complete rewiring of your vintage home to improve safety and functionality, you can trust Universal Electrical to power your world safely and reliably.

Request a free estimate for expert wiring and rewiring services by calling Universal Electrical in Chilliwack at (604) 227-1833!

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Does Installing New Appliances Mean Installing New Wires?

Sometimes, but not always, installing new appliances can mean installing new wires. This is especially true if the appliance requires more power than your current electrical system can handle or needs to be located somewhere your current system doesn't reach. It's crucial to ensure that your electrical wiring can safely support your appliances' power demands. 

You may need to expand your wiring network if you’re installing: 

  • An EV charging station: As these devices draw a large amount of power, they usually need dedicated circuits, meaning new wiring will likely be necessary.
  • New HVAC equipment: These units typically have high power demands and may need enhanced wiring to function effectively.
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When Is Rewiring Necessary?

Rewiring becomes necessary when the current electrical system in your home is unable to meet modern power demands, or when it poses safety risks. This is often the case in older homes that were not designed to handle today's vast array of high-powered appliances and devices. 

Your home may need new wires if you’ve noticed: 

  • Frequently blown fuses or tripped breakers: This often indicates that your current electrical system is being overloaded.
  • Dimming or flickering lights: This could be a symptom of an overloaded circuit or defective wiring.
  • Burning smells or discoloration around outlets: These are indicators of serious electrical problems that need immediate attention.
  • Old, frayed, or damaged wires: If your house has not been rewired in the last 25-30 years, the wiring may be deteriorated and could pose a significant fire risk.
  • A lack of grounded or three-prong outlets: These are a modern safety standard, and their absence could suggest that your home's wiring is outdated.
  • Electrical shocks: If you get a mild shock when you plug in or touch an appliance, it's a clear sign that something is wrong with your wiring.

If you observe any of these signs, it's crucial to consult a professional electrician to assess the situation and determine whether a home rewiring is necessary. Remember, when it comes to electrical systems, safety should always be your top priority.

If your Chilliwack, Abbotsford, or Langley home or business needs to be rewired, call Universal Electrical Services at (604) 227-1833 to request a free estimate!

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