What's Up With All The Electrical Panel Upgrades In Calgary?
Many in the Calgary and surrounding areas wonder why they keep hearing about how important it is to upgrade the home's electrical panels and why they should bother if everything has been fine with their current panel.
Your electrical panel is the main box where all your wiring circuits are connecting to the power supplied by your electrical service lines. The lines first travel from the street to your meter box. From there they travel through to your panel box and connect there at the junction of breakers that can trip and shut the electricity off through that section when necessary. From there, each circuit will travel through several walls in your home, supplying your outlets in those areas with power.
Since the panel box is where all your home's wiring connects with the lines that reach your meter and the utility company's power lines, a lot of electricity travels through the panel. Over time, even if nothing else changed or no other damages are done, your panel box will become out of date and will need to be upgraded.
Whether your panel box stays in good condition or rusts out or suffers from insect infiltration, you're going to have to have it inspected and replaced at some point in time. Today's energy demands are high because we have a lot of digital devices we use now more than ever before.
This is the major reason you would need a better electrical panel. Upgrading the panel gives you all the power your household needs to run on. If not replaced, you'll face the risk of shock, fires, surges, and fried electronics, electrical appliances and other equipment.
Old Electrical Panels Need Replacement
And in many areas, the homes have older electrical panels that don't meet today's safety code standards, desperately needing replacement. Older homes with old electrical panels don't have the capacity to stand up to today's household energy demands. This leads to the prime environment for a highly likely fire or damages to your wiring. With just one power surge, your entire electrical wiring as well as all of your thousands of dollars worth of equipment could be risked.
As a trusted professional electrical solutions company, Total Electrical Solutions can help you with your electrical panel upgrades. Replacing your electrical panel should only be done by expert electricians.
Electrical Panel Safety
Replacing your electrical panel significantly adds to your safety in your home. You'll have a system that can handle the requirements of today's electrical power needs. Instead of ignoring your panel box, take a good look at it from time to time so you can keep an eye on the breakers and look for any obvious signs of it needing attention.
Total Electrical Solutions can offer you the most in panel upgrades including electrical inspections that will evaluate and thoroughly check your electrical system. Call today for more information on electrical panel upgrades!