Upgrading your electrical service means increasing the amperage size of your current service. Say, for instance, the amperage size of your home’s electrical system is 100 and you are planning to add electrical appliances like heater, air conditioner and other gadgets to your home. In that case, an increase in the service might be needed. An electrical contractor would be best able to determine the amps size needed to eliminate any kind of electrical hazard.
Upgrading the service also involves changing the current panel to circuit breakers from fuses. This upgrading does not demand the amperage size to be increased. A very common question asked by homeowners is that why to change the electrical panel from fuses to circuit breakers and invest money here. Changing your electrical panel to circuit breakers actually increases the value of a property and eliminates any kind of danger that is associated with installing oversized fuses. Continue reading