Home Electric Service Panel Upgrades

A question many Atlantic County, New Jersey home owners have is when to replace their home electric service panel. Having your home’s service panel upgraded by licensed electric contractors is important if your fuse panel doesn’t have the amp rating you need to power your home. Signs are breakers keep tripping or you don’t have any empty spots left for a circuit breaker.  

You may consider a service panel upgrade because you have or adding an addition, garage or other items that require more power, such as an electric vehicle charging station.

Our local electrical contractors can advise you on what is best for your home’s needs.

Electricians in Atlantic County, New Jersey
200 amp circuit panel installed in a new home.

Electric Service Panel Types We Install in Atlantic County, NJ

Common types of electric main service panels you will find in a home are 100 amp, 150 amp and 200 amp. With larger homes having 300+amps. Our electricians install, repair and replace all service panel brands.They will even properly label your electric panel so you know what breaker goes to what part of your home. Many homeowners upgrade their electrical panels from smaller sized 100 Amps to 200-amp panels.

If you are planning to upgrade or you’re building a new home, then it’s helpful to know what are the best electrical panel brands out there.

Best brands of home electric service panels are:

Your electrical panel is an important part of your home.Could you imagine a home without electricity?. A service panel is designed to keep your lights, appliances and power hungry electric systems running. There are significant benefits to upgrading your electrical panel.

Common Reasons to Upgrade Your Electric Service

  • Lights Flicker
  • Lights dim when you turn on larger appliances
  • Burning smell
  • Scorch marks on your outlets
  • Sparks when you plug things in
  • Shocks when you touch an appliance
  • Warmth around your electric panel
  • Electrical cords that get warm
  • Frequent circuit trips or blown fuses
  • Noises in your breaker box
  • Corrosion or damaged fuse panel

Increased power demands, from hot tubs, larger appliances, bigger TVs, pools and more can rob a small panel quickly. When your electrical usage is high, your electrical panel may not supply you with the electric you need. Our electricians can diagnose what your new service panel will need to be amperage wise.

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Close up circuit breakers and wire in control panel
100 amp upgraded to 150 amp in an Atlantic County, New Jersey home.

Electrical Service Panel Replacement Costs

The price to have your service panel upgraded will greatly depend on what size electric panel you have to the one you are upgrading to. An electrical panel upgrade can include a lot of different things. Adding more circuit breakers, upgrading your service from 100 to 200 amps and even removing an old fuse box and replacing it with new panel and circuit breakers that can supply the power you need. All these tasks affect the price. 

A good baseline figure for a panel upgrade budget is $1,500 to $4,000. But if the work is extensive, then it could be more. The best way to know is to get a FREE estimate from one of our local electrical contractors. They will give you a fair estimate, advise and sound information to make a decision to upgrade.

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Electricians Service Area in Atlantic County, New Jersey

Atlantic City
Corbin City
Egg Harbor Township
Estell Manor

Galloway Township
Hamilton Township
Hammonton Township
Margate City

Port Republic
Somers Point
Ventnor City