Your home’s electrical system is like the body’s central nervous system, the electrical service panel is the heart of our home. It’s important that it’s installed correctly.
For homes over 30 years old, you should seriously consider updating your electrical panel to avoid dangerous connections that could result in a fire.
Our licensed, expert electricians can help to ensure that your electric service panel is up to code. When you make an appointment with us, we will do a thorough inspection of your electrical system, and make sure everything is in working order.
We will recommend to you any changes that should be made to make sure it stays that way.
Electric Service Panel Upgrades
It is sometimes necessary to replace or upgrade an Electric Service Panel to expand your homes electrical capabilities, meet building codes, increase efficiency, or a combination of any of these.
The most common reason for an Electrical Service Panel is to add circuits. Adding circuits, outlets, appliances, hot tubs, often require increased capacity. In adding these items throughout the home, many times it becomes necessary to modernize the panel, the wiring, and circuit breakers in order to safely accommodate the upgrades.
Southern Electric will determine if your homes Electrical Service Panel is designed to meet the needs. Depending on when the home was constructed the service panel was most likely meant to adequately manage the electrical load for that time or for a minimal amount of expansion.
Most homeowners do not realize Electrical Service Panel needs for today’s homes can require larger circuit breakers and wiring today capacity. Electric Service Panels get maxed out and must be replaced.
Southern Electric is a licensed electrical service company in the State of Tennessee. We maintain all appropriate licenses and certifications as an Electrical Contractor in the State of Tennessee. All of our Technicians have been certified and are insured for your protection.