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PANEL & Circuit Breaker Services in Bradenton
Ensuring Your Home is Always Safe
Circuit breakers play an important role in maintaining the safety of your home’s electrical system. If you are experiencing flickering lights, power drains, or tripped GFCIs, you may need a circuit breaker repair or replacement. At Luminous Electric, we provide complete circuit breaker and electrical panel services for customers in Bradenton, FL, and the surrounding area.
If you believe your electrical service panel need attention, don’t hesitate to contact our professional Sarasota electrical panel installationteam. We don’t recommend trying to fix an issue yourself if you don’t have the training to do so. Our Sarasota electrical panel installation team is more than prepared to assess your situation and provide the appropriate solution.
Are you experiencing issues with your electrical panel or circuit breaker? Contact Luminous Electric today to schedule a service appointment.
Circuit Breaker Basics
Circuit breakers are very durable and it is uncommon for the modules to break down. Older panels with fuses required replacement, but a tripped breaker can usually be reset. However, there are still circumstances where the breaker will have to be replaced.
3 Signs you may need our Bradenton circuit breaker services
- A burning smell around the panel –
If you notice a burning smell, it could be that wires and the insulation have begun to overheat and are not protecting your house from an electrical short somewhere. Shut off your power IMMEDIATELY and give our Bradenton electrical panel services a call as soon as possible.
- Breakers Tripping Frequently –
Circuit breakers are meant to trip when too much power is being drawn, it’s designed this way to protect your home. If you breaker is tripping each time you use a particular appliance, it may be that your breaker is worn and ready to fail. call our expert Bradenton circuit breaker services for the help you need.
- Breaker Will Not Stay Reset –
If you are still resetting your breaker after several months and it won’t stay on for any period of time, it’s probably failed. Call our professional Bradenton circuit breaker services and we’ll have our technician come and check to make sure no further damage was done to your wiring.
If you notice any of the described conditions, it is important to have your electrical panel serviced immediately. Improperly maintained circuit breakers run the risk of faulting or arcing, as corroded components can breach and directly contact one another. The resulting sparks and heat can cause a serious electric shock or a catastrophic electrical fire.
Install an Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter
A faulty circuit breaker may not trip, so it is important to look for any signs of a malfunction. Burn marks on the exterior or a low humming noise are indicative of a dangerous arc fault. In addition to repairing the breaker, an arc fault circuit interrupter will close down the circuit if an arc fault is detected.
Electrical Panel Replacement
If you determine a circuit breaker has failed, it may be more cost effective and safer to consider an electrical panel upgrade. Newer panels incorporate breakers equipped with a more accurate tripping mechanism when compared to older units. Previous generations of panels were sensitive and prone to short circuits.
A replacement panel is not only safer, our professional team of Sarasota electrical panel installation technicians will ensure that the replacement panel is installed safely and correctly. These new panels will also help improve the performance of your electrical system, especially if you upgrade to a 200-amp service. As new appliances and electronic devices continue to place greater demands on your electric service, a 200-amp panel provides the surplus capacity required to meet all your future electric needs.
What if My Circuit Breaker Trips?
If a circuit breaker trips, it doesn’t automatically mean it needs to be replaced. A breaker can trip for a variety of reasons, including a bad connection with a defective device. A breaker can be reset by flipping the switch back to the “on” position. If a breaker trips repeatedly, it is important to isolate the circuit and reconnect the appliances one by one to determine if the source of the problem is a device or the breaker itself.
Contact Our Electrical Panel Installation Experts
Our Sarasota electrical panel installation technicians are extensively trained to understand the complexities of panel and circuit breakers. As a family owned and operated business, we are dedicated to providing the best customer service in town. We are homeowners ourselves and provide the level of service we would want provided to us. Trust our Bradenton electricians with all your electrical needs.
When you hire our team, you can count on: