Charleston, SC (PRWEB) December 15, 2011
Today, J.T. Frye Electric released guidelines to help homeowners decide when to upgrade their electrical service. Homeowners often have some sort of electronic device, such as a television or computer, powered on 24 hours a day. All of this electricity running through a home can put a lot of stress on home wiring, as well as on the electrical panel. Thats why an electrical service upgrade is sometimes needed to protect the safety and value of a home and for the convenience of a homeowner.
Particularly when remodeling, homeowners often question if the current electric system is sufficient to power up new appliances and electronics. The last thing a homeowner wants is fuses blowing or circuit breakers tripping. Not having enough power is not only an inconvenience, but may also damage sensitive appliances and electronics. Foremost, a homeowner needs to consider the safety issues involved.
Here are a few guidelines to help a homeowner decide if an electrical service upgrade is necessary: