Today the average U.S. home consumes significantly more electricity that households just 20 years ago. The increase in electrical consumption means even moderately new homes, but especially older homes, are significantly inadequate for the demands placed on the electrical system. From a safety perspective, this means the electrical system can be dangerously overloaded, and requires an electrical panel upgrade. Mister Sparky electricians in Huntsville, AL can provide the electrical upgrades your home or office requires.
The electrical panel has its limits, and if it is unable to supply the household needs, energy efficient appliance can potentially assist you in reducing the demand. However, only careful calculations could reveal if this change would be sufficient by itself. Mister Sparky electricians in Huntsville, AL can provide the electrical services you require.
Contact our electricians in Huntsville, AL for an upgrade when the following applies to your home:
- An existing electrical panel providing less than 200 amps
- An electrical panel containing screw-in fuses
- When fuses routinely blow or circuit breakers routinely trip
- Frequently flickering lights
- When you use multiple extension cords due to a lack of electrical outlets
Our electricians in Huntsville, AL can provide the electrical services you require.
The Risks of an Outdated Electrical Panel
The risks of an outdated or inadequate electrical panel is fire related to overload. The electrical panel is the main distribution point of any electrical system. Furthermore, from the electrical panel, electricity is distributed throughout the home and provides protection against overloaded circuits. Our licensed electricians in Huntsville, AL can provide an electrical panel upgrade for your home or business.
Each electrical circuit supplies electricity to a specific part of your home, and is protected by a circuit breaker in the modern electrical panel. When a problem develops in the electrical circuit, such as a short in the wiring or an appliance, or when the circuit is overloaded, the breakers are designed to shut off, cutting off the electrical supply to the affected circuit. With the electricity shut off the affected circuit, the risks of overheating, fire and potential shock are reduced.
Electrical emergencies seldom occur at a convenient time, and our electricians in Huntsville, AL are available 24/7 to provide emergency electrical services for your convenience. Our dedicated, licensed electricians provide the expertise that meets and/or exceeds the industry standards. You can count on quality and reliability when you schedule services with a Mister Sparky electrician.
Electrical panels installation and upgrades require a licensed electrical due to the high voltage provided in the box. Never attempt to work on the panel yourself due to the risks from high voltage. Furthermore, improper work can place your entire family and home at risk. Contact Mister Sparky for reliable and prompt service.
Whether you need an electrical installation, electrical repair or an electrical panel upgrade, our electricians in Huntsville, AL will provide the professional services you require. We serve the North Alabama region. Mister Sparky is a member of the BBB with an A+ rating.