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Whole-Home Rewiring in Roanoke, VA

Updating Your Wiring To Meet Safety Requirements

Rewiring is the replacement of an old, outdated, or worn-out electrical panel and wires in your home. If your home has knob-and-tube wiring or screw-in or fuses in the electrical panel, chances are the wiring is over 40 years old and should be replaced to meet current safety code standards.

Ostrom Electrical Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning provides top-of-the-line electrical services to Roanoke residents. As a family-owned and -operated business, we understand that electrical issues are urgent. We provide same-day service, upfront pricing, and no overtime charges to ensure you get the service you need when you need it.

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Common Reasons To Upgrade or Replace Your Home’s Electrical Wiring

Upgrading or replacing your home’s electrical wiring is a crucial investment that ensures the safety, functionality, and efficiency of your electrical system.

Here are some common reasons why you may need to consider upgrading or replacing your home’s electrical wiring:

  • Older homes & safety concerns: If you live in an older home with outdated electrical wiring, it’s essential to prioritize safety. Aging wiring systems, such as knob-and-tube or aluminum wiring, can pose significant fire hazards due to their inability to handle modern electrical demands.
  • Tripping breakers & overloaded circuits: If your breakers frequently trip or your circuits frequently overload, it may be a sign that your electrical system is struggling to meet the demands of your appliances and devices.
  • Installing new appliances or home additions: When installing new appliances or making home additions, it’s crucial to ensure that your electrical system can handle the increased power requirements.
  • Expanding or renovating your home: Home expansions or major renovations often require additional electrical circuits and outlets to meet modern needs.
  • Keeping up with electrical codes & standards: If your home’s electrical system doesn’t meet current codes, it’s essential to consider upgrading your wiring to align with the latest safety regulations and requirements

Call (540) 685-4040 to schedule a wiring upgrade today.

Dangers of Electrical System Overloads

When a 15-amp fuse blows, it can be tempting to replace it with a 20-amp fuse. And when that 20-amp fuse blows, it can be just as tempting to screw in a 30-amp fuse. In a situation like this, you can overload your electrical system and create a fire hazard.

Replacing a fuse with a higher-rated fuse is not a solution to the tripping circuit problem. This causes the circuit or wires to heat up to dangerous levels and increases the threat of a major house fire. By overriding the electrical circuit, you’re endangering the lives of everyone in your home.

Request Same-Day Electrical Inspection

Most electrical wiring found in homes today is in good shape. But the only way to tell is to call a highly qualified Roanoke electrician from Ostrom Electrical Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning.

A trusted member of our electrical team can perform a visual inspection with you and let you know about the condition of your wiring and how we would suggest proceeding with any repair. We’ll also test all circuits, inspect the electrical panel, and address all your concerns about creating a safe environment in your home.


Call (540) 685-4040 today to get started with rewiring services. Our electricians are looking forward to helping you.


Frequently Asked Questions

Common questions we receive about electrical wiring include:

Copper wiring is generally considered the safest and most reliable option for residential electrical systems. It offers excellent conductivity, durability, and resistance to heat, making it less prone to overheating and electrical fires compared to alternatives like aluminum wiring.

In most cases, rewiring a house does require access to the walls. However, the extent of wall removal depends on the specific wiring configuration and the accessibility of existing wiring.

Professional electricians can employ techniques such as fishing wires through existing conduits or accessing wall cavities to minimize the need for extensive wall removal.

The decision to rewire your whole home or a specific room depends on the overall condition of your electrical system. If your entire home has outdated or unsafe wiring, it’s recommended to rewire the entire house for safety and improved functionality.

Whether a house built in the 1960s needs to be rewired depends on several factors, including the condition of the existing electrical system and the specific electrical requirements of the house.

Houses built in the 1960s often used aluminum wiring, which has been associated with fire hazards due to its higher risk of overheating and corrosion. 

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Treating Every Customer with Integrity, Honesty
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Satisfaction
Guaranteed

If our work doesn’t meet your standards, our technicians will make it right, or you don’t pay.

Icon Upfront Pricing.
No Surprises!

We offer transparent estimates before the work begins. The price we quote you is the price you’ll pay.

Icon Same Day Service

You'll never have to wait for professional repairs with our convenient same-day service options.

Icon Timely, Clean &
Professional

We arrive when we say we will, clean up after ourselves, and act professionally during our time in your home.

Icon Treating Every Customer with Integrity, Honesty
& Fairness

This simple philosophy has been the cornerstone of our business since we started in 1999.

Icon Better Business
Bureau
A+ Rating

Our mission is to be the best of the best, meaning we strive for A+ ratings and five-star reviews every time.

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