Electric panels can also be known as service panels, circuit breaker panels, panel boards, fuse boxes and a host of other similar names. An electrical service panel is the main distribution center of your house’s electricity and wiring, its main job is to distribute electricity to the entire house. Every switch, outlet, appliance, at some point, runs through the panel board.
Electric panels are usually a grey or black box commonly located in the basement, garage or utility area, every home has one, so if you can’t find your electrical panel in the house, it may just be located outside the house.
Circuit breakers are also found inside this box (thus the commonly known name circuit breaker panel). Circuit breakers are safety devices that stop the flow of electricity if the load gets too high for the homes electrical systems, which could result in electrical damages and electrical fires.
There are many reasons for getting your electrical service and panel checked and possibly upgraded, if needed. Old electric panels may get corroded and stop functioning properly, putting your family and house at risk. If you add heavy load appliances, or make new installations or house extensions, it is very important to get your electric panel upgraded so that it is able to carry the electrical load of your home.
It’s important to note that a new breaker panel will not provide more power to your home. If your home needs more power overall, use the services of a professional electrician to upgrade the power, a process that will include a new breaker panel as well as other accessories, such as new cables and a new electrical meter. This buying guide will help you understand what to look for when selecting a breaker panel, so you can feel confident you’re choosing the right breaker panel for your needs.
Our Services Include:
- Service Upgrades
- Meter Base Repairs and Replacements
- Sub Panel Installations
- Sub Panel Repairs
- Upgraded Grounding Systems
- Surge Protection Devices
When you do new construction on your home, or make big upgrades with your electrical appliances, be sure to call us to get your electric panel checked by a professional. If you need and services related to electric panel …call us (916) 520-8420 today and our technician will make sure your panel is sufficient and working well.
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