When you are renovating your home it is an exciting time to upgrade many aesthetic aspects of your home but it is also a great time to upgrade your electrical. Upgrading your electrical is not just a way to make sure your home’s electrical is up to code (which is important) but it is also an excellent way to improve your home’s safety, add value to your home, and add convenience to your daily life. Below, we look at 2 electrical upgrades to consider when remodeling your home.
2 Electrical Upgrades to Consider When Remodeling
1. Add Additional Outlets or Lighting
The average home is using much more electricity than ever before and that means outlets are in high demand. Between charging all of your devices and powering things like lighting, appliances, audio/video equipment, and other smart devices, you can never have too many outlets! And, if you’ve always dreamt about having lighting in a certain area of your home but it was inconvenient and not already wired, now is the time to have a professional install new electrical wiring and lighting.
2. Upgrade Your Electrical Panel
Unless your home was recently built, it is likely that your home’s electrical panel is outdated. Work an electrical re-wire and panel upgrade into your home’s remodel when it is convenient to do so which will save you time and money. By doing so, you can rest assured that you have reduced your home’s safety hazards while equipping your home to support modern electrical demands.