When repairing or replacing an electrical panel, Expert Electric considers several important factors to ensure a safe and effective electrical system:
- Electrical Load Capacity: The electrical panel must be capable of handling the expected electrical load of the building. If the current panel is not sufficient for the load, the electrician may recommend a panel upgrade or installation of a sub-panel.
- Wiring Condition: We will inspect the condition of the wiring leading to the electrical panel to determine if any repairs or replacements are necessary.
- Circuit Breaker/Fuse Replacement: We may replace or upgrade the circuit breakers or fuses to ensure proper protection of the electrical system.
- Compatibility: The new electrical panel must be compatible with the existing electrical system and wiring.
- Grounding: The electrical panel must be properly grounded to reduce the risk of electrical shock and other hazards.
- Accessibility: The electrical panel must be easily accessible for maintenance and repair, with clear labeling and access points.
- Code Compliance: The electrical panel repair or replacement must meet local codes and regulations, including the National Electrical Code (NEC) and any relevant state or local codes.
- Safety Considerations: We always take all necessary safety precautions when working on the electrical panel to prevent electrical shock, fires, and other hazards.
As licensed electricians, Expert Electric will consider these and other factors to ensure that the electrical panel repair or replacement is safe, reliable, and up to code. It is important to hire a licensed electrician like Expert Electric for this type of work to ensure the job is done correctly and safely.