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    What Does it Mean to Upgrade Your Electrical Panel?

    Most of the electrical issues we encounter can be attributed to a faulty electrical panel. This is because your breaker box is essentially the heartbeat of your home– it’s a crucial part of your system’s overall health. If your panel is not working right, it’s likely causing issues throughout other areas of your home. 

    Signs Your Electrical Panel Needs an Upgrade

    If you happen to notice any of the following issues, it’s probably time for you to reach out to Attic Projects for support with your electrical panel upgrades:

    Breakers Frequently Trip 

    If your breaker trips no matter what appliance you’re using, this is a sign that it’s time to replace your electrical panel right away.

    Breaker Trips When Plugging in an Appliance 

    The reason your circuit breaker is overloading and tripping is that the panel can no longer support the growing electrical needs of your home. Your system can no longer support low electricity electronics, let alone your larger appliances. The sooner you get your panel replaced, the sooner you can get back to enjoying your home.

    Fuse Box instead of Breakers

    Fuse boxes are ancient news. They simply cannot keep up with the electrical demands of today’s homes. These systems are outdated and pose a massive fire and electrocution risk.

    Burned or Black Spots Around the Breaker Panel 

    This is a sign that your breakers or circuits have overheated. Call Attic Prjects ASAP to prevent a potential fire hazard.

    Melted Wires

    This is an indication that the breakers are overheating. 

    Burning Smell from the Breaker Box  

    Overheating breakers usually produce a burning odor. This is a sign that you’ll need to replace your panel sooner rather than later.

    Odd Sounds From the Breaker Box

    If you’re noticing loud hissing or cracking noises, you may have a faulty circuit breaker, which also means you’ve got a significant fire hazard on your hands.

    Lights Flicker 

    Flickering is an indication that there is a power disruption. This can sometimes happen during storms. But if you’re noticing this issue more frequently, the electrical panel is likely the issue. 

    Power Surges When Using Electrical Appliances

    Power surges indicate that your system is overwhelmed. Upgrades your electrical panel so ensure you can operate your appliances without interruption.

    Appliances Overheat Quickly

    This is a sign that you have a faulty electrical panel on your hands. You should contact a professional to help identify the issue and resolve the problem.

    Other Signs Your Electrical Panel Should Be Inspected

    If your electrical panel is outdated and overworked, then it won’t be able to handle installations like new appliances, let alone a full home renovation. Be sure to have your system checked before engaging in any of these projects.

    Panels to Be Aware of

    • Federal Pacific Electric (FPE) Electrical Panel
    • Zinsco Electrical Panel
    • Pushmatic Electrical Panel
    • Fuse Boxes

    If your home uses any of the above listed electrical panels, it’s time to upgrade your system now! These units are dangerous and can fail, leaving you at risk for electrical fires. 

    Benefits of Upgrading

    Electrical panel upgrades ensure that your system will be able to handle your home’s energy demands. Here are a few additional benefits to consider:

    • Adds value to your home
    • Allow you to use more appliances without tripping a breaker
    • Reduces damage risk to appliances
    • Fewer power surges
    • Lowers risk of fire
    • Decreases homeowner’s insurance bill

    Prevent Risks of Outdated Electrical Panels

    It takes less than three minutes for a fire to destroy a home completely. You can’t afford to take risks with your life or the lives of your loved ones. Attic Projects is happy to answer all of your electricity-related concerns. Contact us today to get connected with our team of experts for your electrical panel upgrades!

    Frequently Asked Questions:

    Is an electrical panel the same thing as a breaker box?

    Yes, electrical panels are the same thing as a breaker box, just different names for it. No matter what you call it, it is the box in your home that stores your circuit breakers. If there is an issue with your electrical panel, call Attic Projects today for a free inspection.

    Can I fix the wiring and electrical panel issues in my home after my remodel?

    From a professional standpoint, the wiring should always be done before any type of cosmetic work is done. You want to make sure that your home has a good foundation for any new appliances or changes you are making.

    How do I know if I need to fix my electrical panel?

    If you are experiencing faulty wiring, breakers tripping, installing new appliances, black or burnt spots on your walls, lights flickering, melted wires, odd sounds or smells coming from your breaker box, you may need to replace your electrical panel.

    Are there electrical panels or breaker boxes that are bad?

    Yes, Federal Pacific Electric (FPE) Electrical Panels, Zinsco Electrical Panels, Pushmatic Electrical Panels, and Fuse Boxes are extremely susceptible to electrical fires. If your home has one, contact Attic Projects today to get a free inspection.

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    Rodents are a nightmare for any homeowner. They can lower the value of your home by causing serious damage, foul odors, and extensively unsanitary conditions. They also pose a significant health risk to you and your family by spreading disease and causing illness. The last thing you want is to waste your time removing rodents, only to have them move right back in. At Attic Projects, we not only humanely remove the rodents and pests from your home, but we also rodent-proof your home so they can’t come back. In order to keep the pests and rodents out permanently, you have to close up every entry point that they may squeeze into. Call Attic Projects today to get your free estimate.

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