How Do I Know When My Breaker Box Is Full?

electrical panelIf you plan on installing a hot tub or building a pool, you need to know that your home’s breaker box can handle the extra load. If you notice appliances aren’t operating at full capacity, you wonder if it’s time to upgrade the fuse box. Pulling more electricity into the house doesn’t always call for professional breaker box repair or replacement. There might be room for increased capacity in your breaker panel, but how can you be sure? Read more

What Kind of Panel Do You Have In Your Home?

breaker boxWhen was the last time you took a look at your panel (or breaker box)? If your home was built between the 60’s and 80’s and hasn’t been changed, chances are you could have a Federal Pacific panel. Recently a study was done on Federal Pacific panels and they were found to be extremely dangerous and a fire hazard. NBC news aired the dangers of Federal Pacific panels.

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