Rewiring your home or property if you have not had any rewiring done in the last 25 to 30 years the chances are it will need to be done or at least part of it done to bring it up to its current standards brought in by the building regulations. This means that existing wiring installations will not be covered but if you rewire your home or property these regulations will come in to force. Edinburgh Electrician’s say that it is very important to make sure your home is kept up to date with the rewiring to allow the increased amounts of electrical appliances that is used in everyday homes and businesses such as computers , televisions , air conditioners the list is endless what we use electric appliances for . If rewiring doesn’t get upgraded having faulty electrics can be a serious fire hazard the most common causes of electrical fires are , out dated wiring if a home is over 20 years old , Extension cords these should only be used on a temporary basis, light fixtures, lamps and light bulbs always check there recommended wattage and never go over the recommended amount , faulty outlet appliances such as cords or switches , space heaters never put a portable heater too close to surfaces such as beds , clothing and couches as it can instantly ignite any flammable surfaces . Edinburgh Electricians are skilled trade persons who repairs , designs , maintain and installs the electrical systems and products used in homes and businesses to ensure lights and appliances are reliable and safe . Electrician’s Edinburgh responsibilities can involve forming electrical circuits, installing switches, inspecting circuit breakers, transformers, reading architects blueprints, planning electrical systems for new buildings. This work can be carried out indoors on buildings that are for renovations or under construction or they will work outdoors on power and telecommunications systems . Most often Edinburgh Electrician’s work independently on projects but also may work as part of a construction team unlike many employees who have a regular place of work electricians work on site for a period of time before moving on to another job .