Can your panel handle your electrical use?
As technology advances, so does the electrical requirements. You can never be too careful when it comes to electricity. If you want to:
- Install new appliances.
- Update your lighting system inside or outside your home.
- Install a home EV charging station.
- Connect a hot tub, pool or spa to your electrical system.
- Or if you experience any electrical faults.
It’s time for an electrical panel upgrade. Faulty or older electrical panels put your family at risk of electrocution and electrical fires. Don’t wait until it’s too late!
Get In Touch with Rytec
Repairing electrical problems, or servicing electrical equipment is an extremely dangerous job. Trust Rytec Electric to provide world-class technicians, at affordable prices, to keep your family, tenants and home safe. No job is too big, or small for our electricians. We’re ready to work with you for a better, safer home.
Trust Rytec Electric
Having served South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia for over 15 years, our certified electricians have extensive knowledge of electrical panel permits, codes, and safety procedures. Book a FREE home electrical inspection, and we’ll help ensure your electrical panel is fit for purpose and complies with all building and safety codes.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
How much does it cost to upgrade electrical panels?
Many factors come into play when working out costs of an electrical panel upgrade or replacement. Depending on:
- Type of panel already installed
- Full panel or a sub panel that needs upgrading
- What appliances and equipment you’re using
Costs can vary. Call us at 803-784-8459 for a FREE estimate on an electrical panel upgrade.
Why is my electrical panel humming?
If there’s a faint humming sound from your electrical panel, you should have nothing to worry about. But if you hear any of the following sounds:
Your panel should be checked out by a certified electrician immediately. Faulty circuit breakers or loose, damaged wires can cause electrical fires and put your family at risk of electrocution. Rytec electric offers FREE home electrical safety inspections. Call us at 803-784-8459 to arrange one today.
How long will it take to repair or upgrade my breaker panel?
For simple repairs, our electricians can assess and fix the damage within a couple of hours. Upgrading an old breaker panel could take several days, depending on the scale of work.
Should circuit breakers on my panel be hot?
Definitely not! If your breakers are warm or hot to the touch, they could be:
- Overloaded with power
- Inadequate for use
- Incorrectly installed
Hot circuit breakers are a fire hazard and should be investigated by a certified electrician immediately.
When should I call an electrician?
Dealing with electricity is dangerous, so you should always call a certified electrician to complete any electrical repairs in your home. This is especially true if:
- Circuit breakers trip or fuses blow repeatedly.
- You need to install or move outlets, light fixtures, or switches in a room.
- Lights dim when household appliances are in operation.
- You see evidence of water damage, like rust, near electrical systems.
- GFCI (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter) outlets aren’t installed in a kitchen, bathroom, garage or outside.
- You want extension cords moved or installed.
- Electrical switches and outlets feel warm or don’t work properly
At Rytec Electric, our team of licensed electricians are ready to deal with any electrical repairs or emergencies. We’ve served South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia for over 15 years, so you know you can count on a reliable, affordable service.
Why choose Rytec Electric?
Our team pride ourselves on customer service. In fact, most of our business comes from referrals from happy customers, and first-time callers often request technicians by name.
Your inquiries are treated as a personal priority, and most importantly, all services are provided by professional electricians that treat your home like our own. (We even clean up afterwards!)
Increasing power demands on your electrical panel means it may be time for an upgrade or replacement. You can trust Rytec Electric to help you decide whether your home’s electrical panel meets your needs, and current building codes. More importantly, we’ll inspect your electrical panel for free to ensure you’re not at risk of electrical fires or other hazards.