Your electrical panel is the heart of your electrical system. Without it, your several devices, lights, and other electrical components would be useless. In other words, they’re essential. Additionally, they’re pretty complicated and dangerous pieces of equipment. They’re so dangerous and intricate that you should always leave any repairs or replacement jobs to the professionals. Fortunately, the expert electricians here at Lion Plumbing Heating Electric are here to help! Contact our team of electrical panel professionals at the first sign of any electrical panel problems. Remember, the faster you get an electrical panel problem taken care of, the less likely it’ll exacerbate into something far worse.
We’ve already discussed the importance of your electrical panel, but that begs the question: what’s inside it? Inside your box are circuit breakers (they look like switches) and wires. The wires start from the main power supply, head through the breakers, and then out to your various electrical circuits. Each electrical circuit serves certain areas of your home and provides surge protection. Additionally, one large breaker switch (typically at the top of the panel) will be called the main circuit breaker. It controls the flow of power to the entire electrical panel. Deeper inside your breaker box, you’ll find two hot bus bars, a neutral bus bar, and a ground bus bar. However, those components are somewhat technical, and we won’t bore you with the details here. If you’d like to learn more about the nitty-gritty details of your electrical panel, then check out this The Spruce article.
Electrical panels contain circuit breakers designed to protect your electronic equipment and appliances from damage. When one of your home electrical circuits draws more power than intended, your breaker shuts off power to that circuit, saving your equipment from damage. However, when those circuit breakers go bad, they no longer protect your home as they should. Unfortunately, it can be quite challenging to detect a lousy circuit unless you know what to look out for. To help you identify electrical panel problems, our team of breaker board professionals has put together the following list:
If you’ve detected any of the previously mentioned circuit breaker problems, please don’t hesitate to contact our team of experts right away.
When you hire Lion for your electrical panel repair needs, you can count on our professionalism. Each repair starts with a full panel inspection and power use assessment. When it comes to electrical panel repairs, we never take any shortcuts. The more thorough of a job we do, the safer your home will be. Here are some of the panel repair services we offer:
Contact a licensed electrical contractor when upgrading your electrical panel because of the job’s complexity. In many instances, you’ll need a building permit.
The upgrading process can include:
When upgrading your panel, consider your immediate needs are and future needs. For example, will you be remodeling your kitchen in the future or adding a water feature or hot tub? We suggest leaving enough room for growth in your new panel, as you never know your future needs.
Here at Lion Home Service, we pride ourselves on being the go-to Northern Colorado electrical panel company in the area. For years, we’ve provided the area with top-notch electrical panel services, including repair, replacement, relocation, and upgrades. Additionally, we always come highly recommended by our many satisfied customers. Remember, electrical panels are dangerous, and you should always leave the repairs to the professionals. So, if you’re facing an electrical panel problem, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We’re always standing by to give you a helping hand!
From upgrading your home’s existing lighting to fixing the wiring on your smoke detectors, our team of electricians at Lion Electrical will make sure that the job is done right. Save yourself the hassle and potential harm of being electrocuted — a serious possibility — when you choose our electrical services.