Electrical Panel Upgrades & Service

If you have any concern about the electrical system in your home, it is smart to have a professional electrician evaluate the system.

Our team of expert electricians at Handyside Plumbing, HVAC & Electrical put your safety as top priority. A properly operating panel box that keeps up with the electrical demand of your home is crucial to keep your family safe.

Need service today? Contact our expert electrical team at Handyside Plumbing, HVAC & Electrical!

  • What Does an Electrical Panel do?

You probably know where the panel box is in your home, but do you know what it does? Most often a panel box is grey, and located in a utility room, basement, closet or garage. If you open the box, you’ll notice rows of switches. The panel box has a very important job. It distributes the power from the main line from your electric company and distributes it into small branch lines to power different areas and appliances in your home. Each switch, or sometimes referred to as breaker, can handle so many amps of power before it is tripped. When there is too much demand, the breaker is tripped, which is a good thing. This is a safety mechanism to prevent the wires from getting over heated and causing damage.

  • Electrical Panel Concerns

There are many signs that could be a good indicator that your panel box should be looked at by a professional. If you have a 100-amp electrical service but is showing signs that it can’t keep up with demand of your home’s appliances, or if you hear a crackling noise or see corrosion. If your panel box was installed in the 1980s it is crucial to have it checked. The components could be worn and unsafe or even recalled due to safety concerns. Some brands that have been deemed unsafe or defective are Federal Pacific Electrical Panels and Zinsco Electrical Panels.

  • Thinking of Remodeling?

If you are considering a renovation or adding an addition, it may be time to consider a new electrical panel. A properly operating panel box that keeps up with the electrical demand of your home is crucial to keep your family safe.

  • Putting Safety First

When you’re ready, our electrical professionals are eager to make sure your home’s panel box and service is safe and operating as it should. We service Etters, New Cumberland, Lewisberry, Camp Hill, Harrisburg, Mechanicsburg and surrounding areas.

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