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Circuit Breaker Repair in Haymarket, VA

If there’s a problem with the breaker panel in your home, you can experience a variety of issues, all of which can impede your day, or even worse, open your home to dangerous conditions. You need experienced, knowledgeable, and dependable electricians to meet your service panel repair and replacement needs, and you’ll find precisely what you’re looking for through the team at C.B. Lucas.

Our experienced electrical contractors have been serving Northern Virginia homeowners since 1977. As a family-owned and -operated business, we place the needs of our clients first, providing prompt and affordable solutions for a variety of common and complex electrical complications.

Do you need breaker panel repair in Prince William or Fairfax County? Call today by dialing (703) 590-3700 or schedule online!

Signs You Need Breaker Panel Repair

Circuit breaker, service panel, breaker box — the distribution center of your home’s electrical systems goes by many names. But regardless of what name you use, all panels exhibit similar or identical signs of trouble when they’re in need of service:

  • Frequent breaker trips – Trips happen occasionally when too much load is placed on the circuit, which is a common occurrence with high-draw mobile electrical devices like blow dryers and space heaters. However, if breakers are tripping constantly, you may be in need of panel repair.
  • Flickering lights/appliances – Flicking and appliance stuttering happens when excessive load is placed on the breaker or when the breaker is beginning to wear down. You may need repair, or it might be time for a heavy-up panel upgrade to accommodate your increasing electrical needs.
  • Strange, foul, or acrid odors – The smell of burning electrical components is unmistakable, and it should never be ignored. If you notice sharp acrid odors, the smell of burnt plastic, or wisps of smoke from outlets, it’s time to call for service immediately.
  • Loud buzzing and humming from the panel – Older panels might hum lightly, which indicates a replacement should be sought fairly soon. However, if the buzzing is audible from across the room or is accompanied by any other signs of trouble, it’s time to replace it right away.

Are you noticing the signs of a damaged or worn-out breaker panel? Call today, or schedule electrical repair now!

Heavy-Up Panel Upgrades in Fairfax, VA

As our families grow and evolve, we add more and more electrical devices to our homes. Smart home technology, HVAC upgrades, new appliances — all of these require more energy than their predecessors. Over time, you may notice an increase in breaker trips, flickering lights, or complete failure at some outlets. These issues indicate that you need to update your panel to allow for more current distribution.

The process is fast and easy, and the experienced electricians at C.B. Lucas are proud to provide comprehensive panel upgrades in addition to our other electrical panel services. If you’re unsure whether you need to upgrade, we’ll be glad to evaluate the electrical load of your home, weigh it against your current panel, and provide recommendations according to what fits your needs best.

Breaker Panel Repair & Replacement in McLean, VA

When you call on C.B. Lucas for electrical services, you can trust that your needs are being met by experienced, knowledgeable professionals who are equipped with cutting-edge technology. We take pride in the level of service and the workmanship of our teams, and we will stop at nothing to ensure you’re absolutely satisfied with our breaker panel services and other electrical solutions.

Call (703) 590-3700 to schedule breaker panel repair or circuit breaker upgrades. You can also schedule service when you contact us online!

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