Electrical Panel and Service Equipment
The electrical panel in your basement is the core of your home’s electrical system. If it’s not operating at full efficiency, it’s not delivering the convenience that you deserve. Worse, if it’s old, it might even be dangerous. For an electrical panel upgrade at your West Jordan home, contact the electricians at Momentum Electric.
Electrical Panel Problems
You may notice some issues with your electrical panel in your West Jordan home if it is old. These include:
- Noises such as popping, crackling or humming
- A burning smell that comes and goes
- Burn marks on the electrical panel
- Lights dimming or flickering
- Frequent circuit breaker trips
- Warm walls around electrical panel
These are all signs of a failing electrical panel.
Why Electrical Panels Fail
Years ago, electrical panels were installed to handle the types of electrical appliances and electronics we had at the time. Since then, we have added significantly to our homes’ electrical load. If your home has only one or two outlets per room, you may have been trying to compensate by using extension cords and power strips, but this isn’t safe either.
When you call the electricians at Momentum Electric, we’ll assess your electrical panel and see if it needs repair or replacement. At this time, we can also install additional outlets in your home.
While almost all homes today have the safer three-prong outlets, some appliances in your home need 240-volt wiring as well. Examples are some clothes dryers, stoves and air conditioners. Our electricians can install these as well.
Electricians in West Jordan
Once we do an electrical panel upgrade for you, you will no longer have to worry about circuit breakers tripping if you use your hair dryer at the same time as the air conditioner, or the vacuum and the iron.
Not only that, but you will also be able to power new appliances. Thinking of getting a Jacuzzi? We can install hot tub wiring in (or outside of) your home and with your electrical panel upgrade, you’ll be good to go.
Another reason you may want an electrical panel upgrade is if you are expanding your living quarters. Whether that means putting on an addition, finishing a basement or attic, or adding a room over the garage, you will require more power and you will likely need an electrical panel upgrade at your West Jordan home.
If you’re selling your home and your electrical panel is at least 25 years old, you will want to replace it before putting your home on the market. Potential homebuyers don’t want to deal with headaches, and they will appreciate an electrical panel upgrade.
Panel upgrades require a permit in Utah. Momentum Electric takes care of the entire permitting process for you — you don’t have to worry about a thing.
Whenever you need an electrician in West Jordan, whether it’s for panel upgrade, electrical repair, recessed lighting installation or any other electrical project, call the experts at Momentum Electric.