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Service Changes and Circuit Breaker Panel Boards

Whether, you want to upgrade your electrical service from fuses to circuit breakers or if you find the need for a larger electrical service, Rader Electric is ready to handle that project for you.

As an electrical panel ages, problems can occur. Moisture is the most common issue that degrades a panel. Older cables entering from outside can wick water into the panel causing corrosion on the connections and even inside the circuit breakers themselves. You may notice this problem as flickering lights or the inability of a tripped circuit breaker to reset. There are also some Brand Name Panels that are known to be a problem as they age. Federal Pacific (FPE), Zinsco, old style General Electric to name just a few and they should be replaced.

An inspection of your electrical equipment should be done every 5 years by a qualified electrician. As the home owner you can check to see if there is any rust on the bottom of your circuit breaker panel and if there is then call for an inspection.

Another service that occurs when your service is upgraded is Grounding. The rules for grounding an electrical service have improved dramatically in the past 20 years. New appliances that have computers in them, desk top computers, televisions, and home theater require better grounding than was required in the past. A new electrical service will include grounding 300% stronger than before. Surge suppression can also be added at this time that will protect all installed appliances.

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1272 E. West Maple Rd.
P.O. Box 638
Walled Lake, Mi. 48390-0638
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