Scherer Electric Blog: Archive for June, 2024

The Story of Federal Pacific Electrical Panel and Why You Want Yours Replaced

Monday, June 17th, 2024

Today, we’re diving into a topic that’s critical for the safety of your home—Federal Pacific Electrical panels (FPE). While you may not spend much time thinking about your electrical panel, it plays a crucial role in your home’s electrical system. Unfortunately, if your home was built between the 1950s and 1980s, there’s a chance it might be equipped with a Federal Pacific Electrical panel, which poses serious safety risks. Let’s explore the story of these panels and why you should consider an electrical panel upgrade in Buffalo, NY if you have one.

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Is There Anything Wrong With Having a Fuse Box?

Monday, June 3rd, 2024

At Scherer Electric, we often encounter homeowners who still have fuse boxes in their homes. While fuse boxes were a staple in older homes, modern electrical needs and safety standards have surpassed their capabilities. In this blog post, we’ll explore why fuse boxes are a problem, why a fuse box replacement in Orchard Park, NY with a breaker box (a.k.a electrical panel) is beneficial, and the importance of hiring professional electricians for the replacement.

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