The Most Dangerous Fuse Panel / Breaker Box / Electrical Panel in Rcokwall

The federal government has issued a message of caution about Federal Pacific Stab-Lok electric panels.

The federal government has issued a message of caution about Federal Pacific Stab-Lok electric panels to homeowners, electricians, home inspectors and real estate agents. At issue, when a circuit breaker gets overloaded and overheats, the breaker is supposed to trip, shutting off to prevent a fire, but some of the breakers don’t work properly. The panels were installed in thousands of homes in North Texas in the 1960s, 1970s and early 1980s. Federal Pacific is no longer in business. This story was published February 28, 2011 – 11:08 p.m.

If you live in the Rockwall, Texas area and you have a Federal Pacific breaker box,
Zinsco or Zinsco-Sylvania electrical panel, it probably needs to be replaced as soon as possible.
If you are unsure, call Barney’s Electric today for an electrical panel inspection.

FEDERAL PACIFIC ELECTRICAL PANEL BOX

Federal Pacific Electric Panel Known Problems
Bad Fuse Panel Breaker Box Electrical Panel Rockwall Texas Breakers do not always trip when circuit is overloaded
Bad Fuse Panel Breaker Box Electrical Panel Rockwall Texas Breakers are damaged by arcing and heat
Bad Fuse Panel Breaker Box Electrical Panel Rockwall Texas Breakers arc to the buss bar and damage it
Bad Fuse Panel Breaker Box Electrical Panel Rockwall Texas Breaker failure can cause electrical fire
Federal Pacific Electrical Panel Replacement Rockwall TX Federal Pacific Panel Box Replacement Rockwall TX

Zinsco Electrical Panel and Circuit Breaker
Zinsco Sylvania Electrical Panel and Circuit Breaker

Bad Fuse Panel Breaker Box Electrical Panel Replacement Rockwall TX
Bad Fuse Panel Breaker Box Electrical Panel Replacement Rockwall TX
Bad Fuse Panel Breaker Box Electrical Panel Replacement Rockwall TX
Bad Fuse Panel Breaker Box Electrical Panel Replacement Rockwall TX

These are all hazardous for your home! Contact Barney’s Electric today to get your electrical panel replaced!

Click here to learn about our fuse panel, breaker box, electrical panel inspection / repair / or replacement services.

Bad Fuse Panel in Rockwall, Texas | Bad Breaker Box in Rockwall, Texas
Bad Electrical Panel in Rockwall, Texas
Fuse Panel / Breaker Box / Electrical Panel Replacement Rockwall, Texas
Fuse Panel / Breaker Box / Electrical Panel Replacement in Rockwall, Texas

Below you will find articles recommended by Barney’s Electric to help you understand the importance of replacing your bad fuse panel / breaker box / electrical panel:

Experts Warn of Fire Danger With Certain Electric Boxes
Federal Pacific panels commonly installed in ’60s-’80s sometimes do not properly work.

“Home inspectors are recommending that homeowners with a certain brand of electric box get an upgrade. The federal government has issued a message of caution about Federal Pacific Stab-Lok electric panels to homeowners, electricians, home inspectors and real estate agents……”

Click here for the full story on NBC 5 DFW (by Scott Friedman, NBC 5 Investigates May 2, 2012). www.nbcdfw.com

Experts say electrical panels in Rockwall-area homes may be a fire waiting to happen.

“Rockwall Fire-Rescue determined that the fire in March started in the electrical panel in the garage. The Clardys’ home was equipped with a Federal Pacific Stab-Lok, a type of circuit breaker in thousands of North Texas homes that is now widely thought by engineers, electricians and house inspectors to be defective – and dangerous.”……

Click here to read the full article in the Rockwall Morning News
(By Christina Rosales / The Rockwall Morning News Published: 23 August 2010 10:56 AM).
On neighbors go Rockwall powered by Rockwall Morning News.

Numerous Articles Regarding Electrical Panel / Fuse Panel / Breaker Box Hazards:
(courtesy of inspectapedia.com):

The Federal Pacific Electric (FPE Stab-Lok® ) Electrical Hazards

Zinsco® Electrical Panels & Circuit Breakers: Latent Fire & Shock Hazards

The Zinsco Electrical Panel, Zinsco Circuit Breakers – Hazard Information Website

Zinsco & Zinsco-Sylvania Panel Replacement Recommended

ATTENTION!!!

If you live in the Rockwall, Texas area and your house was built during the ’60s, ’70s or ’80s
you may have a bad fuse panel, breaker box, or electrical panel.

Click here for more information about fuse panel inspection, repair and replacement by Barney’s Electric.

If you are unsure about the type of breaker box you have in your Rockwall home, call Barney’s Electric today to schedule a breaker box inspection. If you have an older Rockwall home, you may have a hazardous fuse panel, breaker box, or electrical panel Barney’s Electric can replace it with a new safe one. Don’t wait until it is too late, feel free to contact Barney’s Electric at 972-771-9464. For your convenience, you may also request services from this site.

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