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Rewire Frequently Asked Questions

This web page provides a list of answers to frequently asked questions about electrical rewires.


The answers to the questions below are the Judge Electrical Ltd opinion – there are other opinions. Always double check answers.


How much is a rewire?

2015 rough costs of a rewire:

  • One bedroom flat – £1000.
  • Two bedroom flat – £1300.
  • 2 bedroom house – £2000.
  • 3 bedroom house – £2500.
  • 5 bedroom house – £4000.


How can I plan an electrical rewire?

Link to Planning A House Rewire

How often should I rewire my house?

Every 25 years or when a problem suggests a rewire is needed.



Is £xyz a reasonable price for a job?

Very difficult to compare prices for different quotes – need exact details – no 2 jobs, or quotes, are the same.



How can I reduce the cost?

Move furniture yourself, do the cleanup yourself, don’t insist on power being restored each day, lift carpets and floorboards yourself.



How long does a rewire take?

About a week.

How Long Does A Rewire Take?



Is a rewire a messy job?

Yes. An electrical rewire is a very messy and disruptive job.



What furniture do I need to move?

Most furniture will need moving at some point during the rewire; speak to the electrician to find out when.


Will I need to clear the loft?

Yes. The electrician will need to work in the loft.


Judge Electrical Limited
15 Mulberry Court, Huntington, York, YO32 9TU
Telephone 01904 764845 (Landline), 07919 033113 Mobile)
Email info@judgeelectrical.co.uk
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