Breaker Panel Services in Tampa

Breaker panels are found in every home and building where electricity is found. If you notice a cut in power to lights, appliances, or other electrical devices in a portion of your Tampa property, you’ve most likely tripped a breaker—or as we refer to it, “blew a circuit.”

The cost to repair a blown circuit is relatively low when compared to other, more complicated electrical issues, but can be a hassle to deal with. If you want a licensed electrician in the Tampa or St. Petersburg areas to professionally install, replace, or repair your break panel, contact Hoffman Electrical today!

What Is a Breaker Panel?

A breaker panel—sometimes referred to as a “circuit breaker” or “circuit breaker panel”—is the main distribution point of electricity to your home. It is made up of many circuit breakers in control of different sections—or circuits—of your Tampa home. You may not even know where your breaker panel is located, since it is often placed in a closet or basement.

Functions of a Breaker Panel

The main function of a breaker panel is to prevent electrical fires in your home. Electricity flows from an outside source (power sent from your utility company) through a service entrance and passes through various phases before passing through an individual circuit breaker in your panel.

If the amount of electricity flowing through the circuit breaker exceeds a preset amount (often between 100 – 200 amps), the circuit breaker will automatically trip—or cut power to a portion of your house—and you’ve blown a circuit! Each breaker monitors an individual circuit, and multiple outlets may be associated with each circuit and breaker.

What Causes a Breaker to Trip?

A breaker trips when too much power is flowing through it. Often times this means too many appliances are plugged into the same circuit. Common causes of a blown circuit are:

  • Window-mounted air conditioners
  • Hair dryers
  • Microwaves/microwave ovens
  • Toasters
  • Coffee makers

Avoid tripping a breaker by turning off and unplugging appliances or other electrical devices when they are not in use.
Contact us today to schedule your breaker panel replacement and/or installation in your Tampa home.

Breaker Panel Replacement, Installation, & Repair in Tampa

Replacement & Installation

Homes in the Tampa area built prior to the 1980s mostly have only 60-amp breaker panels. With the increased use of technology and electric devices in homes, new buildings are required at least a 100-amp service. If you have less, it may be time to replace and install a new breaker panel.

Repair & Maintenance

It is best to let a licensed electrician repair or perform maintenance on the breaker panel located in your home. At Hoffman Electrical, we repair and perform routine maintenance on breaker panels throughout the Tampa and St. Petersburg, FL areas at an affordable price.

Why Choose Hoffman Electrical?

Family owned and operated since 1989, Hoffman Electrical provides high quality electrical craftsmanship. With over 25 years of industry experience, our professionally trained and licensed electrical technicians can help solve any electrical issue in your Tampa home. We offer:

Call Hoffman Electrical at (866) 238-3243 or contact us to schedule your electrical services today!

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