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Advantages of concealed wiring | Disadvantages of concealed wiring

This page covers advantages and disadvantages of concealed wiring and its basics. It mentions benefits or advantages of concealed wiring and drawbacks or disadvantages of concealed wiring.

What is concealed wiring?

It is difficult to install concealed wiring. The layout of this wiring is carried out under the plaster of wall during building construction.

Concealed wiring

The same is depicted in the figure. Pipes are being laid during the moulding itself with metal wires inside. This helps to put electrical wires later in the ceiling as shown. The wiring is carried out within the plaster of the wall. The wires and pipes are not visible outside unlike open wiring. Only plates, switches and sockets are visible which makes the room look better.

Benefits or advantages of concealed wiring

Following are the benefits or advantages of concealed wiring:
➨Safe
➨Better appearance
➨No risk of fire
➨No risk of damage of cable insulation
➨Safe from humidity, smoke and steam etc.
➨No risk of shock
➨Long lasting

Drawbacks or disadvantages of concealed wiring

Following are the drawbacks or disadvantages of concealed wiring:
➨Expensive
➨Installation is not easy
➨Not easily customizable in future
➨Hard to detect the faults

Also refer advantages and disadvantages of PVC casing and capping wiring and conduit wiring.



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