Panels and Service Upgrades
Because no project is the same, we may need to take a look first.
Electrical panels are referred to as the heart of the home. It is where the energy gets distributed through the wires to keep your home moving. So make sure you have proper "check ups" to keep your panel beating!
Electrical panels are not something many homeowners really think about. You plug an appliance in and it starts working. A breaker trips, you just go reset it. The reality is, your panel is trying to tell you that something in your system needs help.
As technology and new conveniences change, so does the need of amperage in your home. If you are not sure whether or not you are in need of a panel change, let Panel Pros Electric help.
Some reasons for a change:
Home renovations are a big one. Adding more outlets, appliances, or want to go all out on Christmas lights, you may need a larger panel.
Your panel is old. Many may not realize panels have a lifespan. If your home was built in the 80s or 90s with the original panel, it may be time for a new one.
Your panel is referred to as a fuse box.
Your panel is not with the times. As with technology, panel design flaws continue to improve. There are a few panels before 1990 that are now deemed unsafe and a fire hazard. If you discover you have a Challenger, Federal Pacific or Zinsco, call us right away to take a look!
Your insurance company may require it. Check with your insurance company to verify if new standards have taken place for your electrical panel.
Adding a hot tub, AC/heat pump, or EV charger?
These are great upgrades to your home, but require more juice! To make sure your hot tub stays hot and your AC stays cool, you may need to upgrade your current service of 125 amp or below to a 200 amp service.
If you are not sure, just let us come out and check!
Another option is to have surge protection as part of your upgrade. This is great way to ensure your computers and appliances stay alive in the case of a surge due to a storm or extreme heat.
All prices include materials and labor, unless otherwise noted.
Sales tax and permit fees not included.
Do I need an upgrade?
Whole home surge protection