Electric Panel Upgrades

Your Electric Panel is a Crucial part of your Home or Business

An electric panel, also known as a breaker box or electrical distribution panel, is a central hub that controls and distributes electricity throughout a building. Its main purpose is to protect the electrical system from damage caused by overloading, short circuits, and other electrical faults.

The electrical panel receives power from the utility company’s main electrical line and then distributes that power to different circuits throughout the building, such as lighting, appliances, and outlets. The panel contains circuit breakers or fuses, which act as safety devices that automatically shut off power to a circuit if it detects an electrical fault. This helps prevent fires, electrical shock, and damage to electrical devices.

In addition to protecting the electrical system, the electrical panel allows for convenient and safe control of electrical power in a building. It provides an easy way to turn on or off power to specific circuits, and it allows for easy addition or removal of electrical devices without having to rewire the entire building.

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When to Replace your Home Electric Panel

There are several signs that it may be time to replace the electrical panel in your home:

  • Age of the Panel: If your electrical panel is more than 20-30 years old, it may be time to replace it. Older panels may not be able to handle the demands of modern electrical usage, which could lead to safety hazards.
  • Circuit Breaker Issues: If your circuit breakers trip frequently or do not trip at all, it may be a sign that your electrical panel is failing. Faulty circuit breakers can be a safety hazard and should be addressed as soon as possible.
  • Overcrowding of the Panel: If your electrical panel is overcrowded with circuits, it may not be able to handle the demands of your home’s electrical usage. This can lead to safety hazards and electrical fires.
  • Rust or Corrosion: Rust or corrosion on the electrical panel can indicate that it is deteriorating and may need to be replaced.
  • Upgrading Home Electrical Needs: If you plan on adding more electrical devices or appliances to your home, you may need to upgrade your electrical panel to accommodate the increased demand.

If you experience any of these issues, it’s important to have a licensed electrician inspect your electrical panel and determine if it needs to be replaced. A faulty electrical panel can be a safety hazard, so it’s important to address any issues as soon as possible.

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Your Electric Panel Experts

If you’re looking for reliable electrical services for your home or business, Renegade Electrical is here to help. One of our areas of expertise is inspecting, repairing, and upgrading electric panels. An electric panel is the heart of your electrical system, and it’s important to make sure it’s functioning properly to avoid potential hazards such as electrical fires or overloaded circuits.

Our team of trained electricians has the knowledge and experience to diagnose any issues with your panel and provide the necessary repairs or upgrades to keep your electrical system running smoothly. Contact Renegade Electrical today to schedule an inspection of your electric panel and ensure the safety of your property.

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