Bringing your home's electrical system up to code can seem like a daunting and expensive task. However, with some planning and DIY work, you can rewire your home to meet safety standards without breaking the bank.

Assessing Your Current Wiring

The first step is to understand what kind of shape your current wiring is in. Here are some things I checked:

Making a list of needed upgrades helps you plan out the project.

Making a Rewiring Plan

Here are some things I considered when planning my rewiring project:

Doing the Work Yourself

Rewiring a whole house can take weeks or months. Here are some tips for how I completed the work safely as a DIYer:

Saving Money on Materials

Here are some ways I got quality electrical materials without overspending:

Passing Inspection and Completion

Finally, here are the steps I took to finish up my rewiring project:

With research, permitting, safety checks, and strategic cost savings, I successfully renovated the wiring in my home without going over budget. Taking your time also ensures the job is done right. While rewiring an entire house is a huge endeavor, it certainly can be accomplished as a DIY project for many homeowners.