We are so used to having electricity in our homes, that we don’t realise exactly how much we rely on it in our daily lives. In fact, we don’t give it a second thought till the time something goes wrong with an electrical installation and we have to deal with a no power situation. While all the electrical fixtures and fittings are well within view, there are a  number of electrical components that aren’t;  in most cases, the wiring and  circuit  breakers  etc are out of site or located in places that we don’t  really see very  easily.

Causes of melted wiring

This is also why, when something goes wrong with these out-of-sight installations, we feel that the issues have arisen all of a sudden. In reality, very few electrical issues are so sudden. They always show at least some signs of deterioration before they stop working completely or cause a major problem. There are a number of things that can be the reason why wires melt, including:

  • Arcing- Electricity essentially has an electromagnetic field  and though  this can’t  really be felt or seen in the wiring in your home, there are times when a build-up of the electromagnetic field can weaken . This is when you may hear arcing, which are crackling, hissing or buzzing sounds; or it can cause the wiring to melt as well.
  • Power overloads- Sometimes, the electrical wiring on your property may be old and you may not have got rewiring done; it can’t bear the load of various electrical appliances on your property. When this happens, the circuit breaker trips or the fuse blows. However, if this doesn’t happen and the electrical current continues flowing through the wiring, these start getting heated up and lead to melted wires.
  • Short Circuits- In case any live wire in your home comes in contact with any neutral wire, it causes a short circuit. If this occurs, the fuse within that circuit will blow and the electrical supply will get disconnected. However, if this doesn’t happen, the flow of electricity will continue unhindered and the wires will get heated up and cause the wires to melt.

Contact an emergency electrician on time

The one important thing to keep in view is that you should never postpone getting electrical issues fixed on time; if you fail to fix them on time, they can get escalated and get out of hand and cause even bigger problems like electrical fires that can be extremely dangerous. Since there are times when you may have to deal with sudden electrical issues, it’s important to keep handy the number of a credible and experienced Residential Electrician in Sydney,

We at Quick Connect Electrical are a well-established and preferred company in the region and provide prompt, efficient & reasonably-priced services, when you need them. For any melted wiring issues or any other electrical services, call Quick Connect Electrical at this number- 1300 725 894. See what our customers are saying about our company & services. You have the option to book a time online & a representative will call you back for additional details of your requirement.


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Very happy with the great service and professionality! Mohammed was very patient and meticulous, going (quite literally) above (our deck's roof) and beyond to find and fix problems with some existing bad wiring. Explained all the problems in a very clear and informative way. Would highly recommend this service to friends and family!

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"I would highly recommend Karl and his team for any work his professionalism and dedication to his work is remarkable.

We are currently building a 225sqm complex extension in Strathfield and he has continuously offered great advice on how to proceed with all things electrical from led lights and power points to HDI cables for the TV. He has always been on time and has gone above and beyond expectation. He and his team even worked 10hrs on a day that was 45 degrees. Once again I would highly recommend Karl"

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