Whatever be the scenario, it is important to have your house’s wiring up-to-date. For this, you need to know when to rewire as sometimes a total rewiring is not required and at other times, it is required. Your house will give off several signs that it is in need of a rewiring if you look closely enough. In Melbourne, any rewiring of your house is best left to the experts.
-> Your outlets are not three pronged but two pronged ones
-> If your home was built anywhere from the 50s to the 80s, then you can be pretty sure that it needs rewiring. There is a lot of difference in the capacities and requirements of electrical gadgets today compared to the days of old and a rewiring is definitely in order since you will be using modern appliances for sure.
-> If your home is being renovated or you are adding an extension, or even converting your garage or attic, then a rewiring is in order in order to ensure that the additional electrical load can be safely handled by the wires.