The Importance of Electrical Service Upgrades
All homes are choc-a-block with complex and expensive electronic appliances and fittings and we rely very heavily on the use of electricity in modern day living. This makes it all the more important to carry out timely service upgrades. It rarely ever happens that the electrical demand in a home reduces. Even as you add electrical equipment and electronics to your home, the stresses on the existing electrical system increase.
Electrical service upgrades are not just necessary, but are crucial to ensure that the safety of your home is maintained. Every homeowner should be aware of what kind of service upgrades are required and at what intervals they have to be carried out. This job is never a small one but it can be carried out in stages. This helps in making it more manageable and it will it in comfortably in your budget too.
Prime Electric has worked on numerous residential projects and we have a great amount of expertise in carrying out all kinds of electrical installations and service upgrades in homes. Once we have checked on the existing wiring and appliances, we will suggest various options and will also provide you with comprehensive quotes. Once we have outlined the scope of the work and you have agreed to the suggestions that have been put forth by us, you can then sign the service contract.
Things to Remember
Base on this contract, we will then carry out the job within the timelines and budget than has been mentioned in the contract. Here are some things that you should be aware of when you decide to carry out electrical service upgrades in your home:
- Wiring – If you are planning on adding onto the existing electrical system this can increase the load significantly. We will make recommendations about the electrical service and also outline the scope for you. While these upgrades are being carried out, we will also take your future needs into account and you will not be saddled with additional upgrade costs in the near future. We will need your help in understanding how you might be using electricity in the future. This will help us in providing you with the perfect solution.
- Circuit Breaker- Only a licensed electrician should undertake a circuit breaker upgrade. Once you have told us what your wiring needs are, we will check whether your current circuit breaker needs to be upgraded. Sometimes, we might also have to add slots to the breaker panel and a sub panels might have to be installed to accommodate the increased electrical needs.