Your home is full of electrical components that can wear and tear from use, and could be costing you in utility bills. Investing in a few electrical upgrades can spare you the extra cost in bills and repairs, and help you save money. Your comfort, safety, and finances are important, which is why it may be time to consider the following electrical upgrades.
Common Electrical Upgrades
- Your home’s wiring. Outdated wiring is much worse than fumbling with an outlet or making the occasional trip to the circuit breaker. If your home’s wiring is outdated, it puts you at risk. Old wiring is prone to overheat when overloaded. Your wiring is also located between your walls and insulation, and any damaged or exposed wiring can result in shocks or fire when. Updating your home’s electrical wiring will not only prevent the risk of an electrical fire, it also protects your appliances, and there’s usually less fuss with the electrical panel.
- Electrical panel. Even if you need home rewiring, there is still the issue of your electrical panel. If it’s outdated, it can’t handle your home’s current electrical load. Updating your home’s electrical panel also spares you the risk of a house fire, and can even help you save money your electric bills.
- Surge protection. Updating your home’s surge protection is always a good idea. Power surges can be a common electrical problem, but some of them can wind up devastating your sensitive electronics. Surge protectors aren’t built to last forever, and usually after one nasty power surge, it’s time for a new one. Upgrading your home’s surge protection ensures that your sensitive electronics, such as your computers and entertainment systems, won’t be fried during a power surge.
- New outlets. Depending on the age of your home, your outlets may note be up-to-date and grounded. Installing gfci outlets is cheap to do and it helps prevent dangerous and harmful electrical shocks.
- Energy efficient appliances. If you decided to upgrade your home’s electrical system, upgrading your current appliances can help. Major appliances such as your HVAC system and water heater, can eat up a lot of electricity and make for costly utility bills. Upgrading to energy efficient models can not only help cut costs, but take a lesser load on your electrical system.
Why Choose JDV?
A home that’s powered efficiently, safely, and correctly should be the norm for any home or business. JDV electricians are put through rigorous training to work on your home or business so we can continue to deliver quality services to you, our customer.
With every job, we strive to make sure you’re satisfied, in the hopes of making you a lifelong customer. We’ll review your needs, make suggestions, and keep you involved every step of the way.
To make electrical upgrades in your home, call JDV today!