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Is my Zinsco or Federal Pacific electrical panel safe?

Your panel is the heart of your home’s electrical system! If your panel isn’t working, then the electrical items in your home may not work properly. Not only that, but there are some older brands of electric panels that can be major safety risks as well! The two panel brands that are the highest safety risk are Federal Pacific and Zinsco. If the electrical panel in your home is one of these two brands, you should consider completely replacing it.

Why is it important to replace my Zinsco or Federal Pacific Panel?

Here’s the short version. These panels were constructed using aluminum, which is subject to overheating when the energy demands of the home increase. When critical parts of the panel corrode, it can cause the breakers to melt and not function properly. If the breaker doesn’t trip as it’s supposed to, it can cause major safety concerns! More electricity is flowing than the circuit can handle, and that can cause all sorts of issues that are ultimately unsafe for you and your family.

What can I do about my old electrical panel?

5th Generation Electric can help! We can replace your old, unsafe, electrical panel with a new, safe, electrical panel. We are licensed, and insured to install new electrical panels, and we have lots of experience installing electrical panels in the Dallas Forth Worth area. Our main goal is to provide safety to you and your family by doing the highest quality work possible.

Don’t take chances with your home’s safety! Give us a call today at (214) 728-1977 or contact us online to schedule an appointment.

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