Breaker Box Replacements
Your homes electrical panel, or also known as the fuse box, fuse panel and breaker box, is the central control of the entire electrical system. It distributes the electricity delivered by your electric provider and powers everything in your home.
Being the source of so much power, it is very dangerous to work on. Only licensed electrical contractors should ever work on your breaker panel. Affiliated Electric has licensed electrical contractors who are experienced in all areas of electrical panel repairs and electrical panel replacements.
Reasons to Replace or Service Your Current Breaker Box:
The federal government has issued a message of caution about Federal Pacific Stab-Lok electric panels to homeowners, electricians, home inspectors and real estate agents. At issue, when a circuit breaker gets overloaded and overheats, the breaker is supposed to trip, shutting off to prevent a fire, but some of the breakers don’t work properly. The panels were installed in thousands of homes in North Texas in the 1960s, 1970s and early 1980s. Federal Pacific is no longer in business.
HOMES BUILT BETWEEN 1950 THRU 1990 MAY BE AT RISK OF FIRE!
Is your breaker box safe? Experts say electrical panels in Dallas area homes may be electrical fires waiting to happen.
Faulty equipment that present the biggest risks are Federal Pacific Panels, Zinsco Panels and Sylvania Panels.
Read this article in the Dallas Morning News about the dangers of electrical panel fires in Dallas.
If you are unsure about the type of breaker box you have in your home, call us today to schedule a breaker box inspection!