When It’s Time to Remodel Your Home it May Be Time for an Electrical Upgrade Too
If you are considering a major remodel to your home then you may also want to be considering a major electrical upgrade. Read on to read why this may be the most convenient time and why updating your electrical system now could improve the safety of your home. Then contact Sonner Electric at 661-728-0126 if you are ready to upgrade your home or learn more about your options.
It is Generally More Cost-Effective and Safer to an Electrical Upgrade When You Are Remodeling
While this is not true of 100% of products, it is often true that electrical upgrades are wise during a home remodeling project. This is especially true in certain rooms that will be using more electricity after the upgrade, such as kitchens, bathrooms, entertainment rooms, and home offices. It is often cheaper to do the upgrades during a remodel because you will already have areas exposed that would otherwise need to be gotten to.
It is Likely Your Home Has Needed an Upgrade for a While
The truth is that if you have an older home, it is likely that your home could have done with an electrical upgrade before now. Not only have the average electrical needs of a home gone up in the last decade, but the building codes have changed too. It is entirely possible that your home does not meet basic building codes for safety. If you are then adding new appliances during the remodel, you could be putting a lot more pressure on an already stressed electrical system.
Many Rooms in the House Now Need More Power
Kitchens and bathrooms are the most popular rooms for remodeling projects. As families add new, larger appliances, specialty bathroom equipment, and more, the power needs are greater. Not to mention the fact that many people have up to six devices they want to be plugged in at all times. While it may not seem that your phone, tablet, video game console, etc. are using a lot of power, when you bring them all together they can cause a strain on an old system.
You Likely Need More Outlets
Not only do many rooms now need more power but they often need more outlets. If you have ever had to unplug one electronic so you could plug in another, or if you have unsafe power strips with numerous devices plugged into them, then it is time to upgrade your electrical system when you complete your remodeling project.
If you are interested in upgrading your electrical system, whether you are remodeling or not, please contact Sonner Electric at 661-728-0126. We have decades of experience and can give you the information you need so that you will find the best way to use the power in your home.