Electrical Panel Upgrades & Repair

Advances in technology demand more from your home’s electrical circuits. Installing the latest washing-machine or updating HVAC systems can quickly result in sub panels and electrical panels filling up or becoming overloaded.

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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!

Issues with your electrical panel or sub panels can wreak havoc in your home. As the main source of power coming into your property, it’s essential that they’re always in full working order.

Electrical Panel Upgrades

Issues with your electrical panel or sub panels can wreak havoc in your home. As the main source of power coming into your property, it’s essential that they’re always in full working order. If you notice any of the following:

  • Smoke or burning smell.
  • Loose, faulty or melted wires.
  • Tripping circuit breakers.
  • Overheating circuit breakers.
  • Unusual sounds like buzzing, popping, or sizzling.

Your home, and your family’s safety may be at risk. Any problems you have with your electrical panel can quickly be solved, when you get in touch with our dependable, affordable electricians. Just call us at 803-399-8879.

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.

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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 803-399-8879 for a FREE estimate on an electrical panel upgrade.

When should you upgrade your electrical panel?
If your home is over twenty-five years old, you likely need at least an upgrade if not a full replacement. You should definitely upgrade if you:

  • Want to install new appliances.
  • Have lights that flicker when appliances are on.
  • Notice fuses short out from heavy voltage loads.
  • Own a fuse box instead of a circuit breaker panel.
  • No longer meet building codes with your panel.
  • Often use extension cords.
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.

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:

  • Crackling
  • Sizzling
  • Buzzing
  • Popping

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 803-399-8879 to arrange one today.

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
  • Defective
  • Incorrectly installed

Hot circuit breakers are a fire hazard and should be investigated by a certified electrician immediately.

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.

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