If the circuit breaker did not trip, that would allow heat to be introduced to the electrical panel and to all the other circuit breakers, and that might cause them to melt right on the spot. Most of the time, when a circuit breaker trips, it simply needs to be reset. In those cases where a circuit breaker is constantly tripping, it means that there's some kind of problem going on which needs to be investigated. It's very possible that you might need to have your electrical panel upgraded, or there might be a specific circuit that is overloaded and constantly tripping the circuit breaker.
Benefits of upgrading your electrical panel
There are a number of benefits that you will realize when you have your electrical panel upgraded, and these have to do with safety as well as emotional benefits. They can include all the following:
- Additional circuits – when you're upgrading your electrical panel, that's a good time to add additional circuits so that you will have the power available to fuel more appliances and more electronics in a very safe manner.
- Steadier power supply - older electrical panels simply cannot produce the kind of consistent power level which is necessary for modern electrical devices, appliances, and other technology. When you upgrade your electrical panel, you can avoid overloading circuits and causing constant tripping of your circuit breakers.
- Increased safety – you can avoid the potential for any kind of electrical fire by ensuring that your electrical panel doesn't sustain any kind of malfunction. Just imagine how costly an electrical fire would be at your home because it wouldn't be just the appliances that get fried in that kind of a situation.
One of the biggest benefits of having an electrical panel upgrade is that you will enjoy increased peace of mind because you will know there is virtually no chance of any kind of power surge or electrical overload impacting your electrical panel. If you have a considerable number of electronic devices operating in your home, this is something you should be especially aware of and which you should take steps to prevent.
Are you thinking of upgrading your electrical panel?
If so, we hope you'll contact us, because we have the most skilled professionals just waiting to provide the service for you. If you live anywhere in the region around Puyallup, South Hill Puyallup, Graham, Kent, Orting, Frederickson, Tacoma, Sumner, or Bonney Lake, we can arrive promptly at your residence to install an upgraded electrical panel that will deliver increased performance to your entire household.