Why You Need An Electrical Panel Upgrade

Your electrical panel is the heart of your home’s power system. Without it, you would lose electricity in your house when there’s an issue with the wiring or if a fuse blew. Having an old electrical panel can pose several dangers and risks to your family and home:

Reducing your chances of experiencing blackouts

Installing an upgraded electrical panel is a great way to reduce the chances of experiencing blackouts. The upgraded panel will have more sophisticated equipment that can handle a wider range of electrical loads, meaning it's less likely to trip out when an appliance or device draws too much power. And if your home has experienced problems with surges—which occur when lightning strikes nearby or when electric devices are unplugged or turned off without first being properly grounded—you may also be able to install additional protection against them.

Keeping The Home Safe

Your electrical panel is the heart of your home’s electrical system, and upgrades can safeguard it in many ways. It reduces the chances of a fire, blackout, electric shock or power surge.

An outdated electric panel won't work efficiently and could lead to problems like overloading or short-circuiting. An older system may not have enough capacity for newer appliances or fixtures in your home—and if not adequately upgraded ahead of time, it can even cause an electrical fire! While most people assume that these issues are avoidable only by upgrading as soon as they happen (or at least before they become urgent), several other benefits come with having an upgraded panel.

Electrical panel upgrades are necessary because the electrical system in your home may be outdated, unsafe, and unable to handle current loads. Older panels are also more likely to have wiring not up to code or installed with outdated materials, leading to electrical fires and injuries.

Property Value

For those planning to sell their homes, an electrical panel upgrade can be a great investment. Not only will you get a piece of mind knowing that your home is safe, but also that it's up to date with the latest safety codes. The added peace of mind in knowing that your house is current with today’s standards and codes means that you can sell it at a higher price than it would if the electrical panel was still outdated.

Upgrading the electrical panel in your home will make it more appealing to potential buyers. They will see how much care has been put into ensuring everything is up to date and safe for their family or themselves (if they're considering buying this property as their own). This can help them feel more secure about purchasing this particular property over others on the market without having any significant concerns about safety or anything else being wrong with it

Newer Appliances Need More Power

Newer appliances are generally larger and consume more power, so if you have a circuit with an older appliance, you’re likely to trip a breaker.

Because current codes allow for more efficient electricity use, newer homes have fewer circuits. If you have an old home with outdated wiring, upgrading your electrical panel can help prevent overcrowded lines from tripping breakers or causing fires.


Anderson Plumbing, Heating & Electric offers the best in electrical panel upgrades and home care needs when you call our professionals at (334) 231-6980 today!