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Whole House Electrical Rewiring in San Jose, CA

Each year fire departments across the U.S respond to over 25,000 calls due to home electrical fires which often cause injuries and billions in property loss. Almost half of these fires involve outlets, receptacles, interior wiring, and other electrical. In order to protect yourself and your home from unwanted disasters, you may want to get your electrical rewired by a professional electrical contractor.

At Dollens Electric, we offer whole house electrical rewiring services in the San Jose, CA area. Typical signs that your electrical system needs to be rewired include:

  • Dimming or flickering lights
  • Hot or discolored switch plates, cords, or plugs
  • Frequently blown fuses or tripped breakers
  • Buzzing or sizzling sounds
  • Loose outlets
  • Electrical shock when you plug in or touch a cord
  • Sparks from an outlet when you plug or unplug a cord
  • Over-fused electrical panel
  • A burning smell

If you have been experiencing problems with your electrical, contact us today. We can provide you with whole house electrical rewiring services to keep you, your family, and your house safe.

To handle increased electrical loads, it’s likely you’ll also need to upgrade electrical wiring, especially if your house is more than 40 years old. Upgrading your electrical wiring is a big job because the wires are located inside of walls, where they are difficult to get at without opening the walls.

For a larger home, or a house with restricted access to a crawlspace and exterior walls, the cost may reach $20,000 and more for labor and materials. The best time to rewire is during a remodeling project, such as renovating your kitchen or adding a family room, when subcontractors are opening your walls anyway. That way, your electrician has easy access to the walls, and refinishing walls will be part of the larger remodeling project—not just the rewiring.

Plan Ahead for Your Future Energy Needs

Structured wiring is a smart investment and may be a marketing advantage if you should decide to sell your home. Structured wiring is a generic term for any heavy-duty electrical and data cables designed to handle the latest entertainment and communication devices—and those yet to be invented—including phones, Internet, and household heating and lighting systems.

Dollens Proudly Serves San Jose, CA & Surrounding Areas with Whole House Electrical Rewiring Services!

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