Electrical System Upgrades – Charleston, South Carolina

How do you know when to replace or upgrade your electrical system?

Here are some signs to watch out for:

  • Do you frequently have circuit breakers tripping and fuses blowing?

  • If you turn on any major appliance, do your lights flicker?

  • When you check your electrical panel, is it hot? Does it overheat?

    • Speaking of electric panels, if you own a home with a Federal Pacific Electric (PPE) circuit breaker panel with Stab-Lok circuit breakers, you run the risk of breaker malfunction and fire? Learn more HERE.

  • Do you find yourself having to use a lot of extension cords or power strips to support all of your devices?

  • Does your home have two-pronged electrical outlets (as opposed to the safer, more modern 3-pronged, grounded and “Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter” GFCI outlets)?

  • Have you built additions to your home? Ex. new garage, office or workshop?

  • Have you recently installed any new large appliances (heat pumps, air conditioners, etc.) that use a lot of electricity?

If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, call a licensed electrician to inspect your electrical system for possible electrical upgrades needed. 

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