Should you update the Fuse Box in your home?

Having a fuse box to control the electricity in your home is like driving a very old car. What are the similarities? A fuse box may be as old as your car from the 1950s or 1960s. Like your old car, your fuse box may continue to run as long as it is properly...

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How to immediately address a blown fuse

Losing power in your home can cause inconvenience and frustration. If your home has a fuse box instead of a breaker panel, it is more complicated to rectify the outage. So what can you do right away if you blow a fuse in your St. Petersburg, Florida home?  If you’ve...

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When is it time to replace your fuse box?

The fuse box is an important component that manages the power throughout your home. Fuse boxes are typically older than breaker panels. A licensed electrician can help identify if your fuse box needs replacing, but here are some reasons you might need to replace the...

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What you need to know about the fuse box in your home

Electricity is a vital resource we rely on in our homes. With that in mind, it’s important to understand how the power in our home works. Understanding these components can help you, as a homeowner, know when it's time to call an electrician for service in your home. ...

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Can your Sylvania Electric Panel be Insured?

Depending on when your home was built, it may have a Sylvania Electric panel. These panels were popular in the 1970s and were often installed under the brand name Zinsco. If your home is equipped with one of these panels, it may not be insurable.  The danger in these...

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What makes FPE panels dangerous?

Federal Pacific, FPE, panels have not been UL rated for nearly 25 years. These panels lost their rating because of an overwhelming number of failures and lack of effectiveness of the product. Licensed electricians recommend that, if your home has an FPE panel, then it...

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Replacing the Zinsco Electrical Panel in your home

Zinsco Electrical panels used to be a common fixture in homes. Over time, it came to light that these electrical panels were not properly constructed and will frequently fail. These failures can expose the home to risk of fire and the homeowner to risk of electrical...

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Generators for your Clearwater FL home

As an expert in installing home generators in the Clearwater FL area, Positricity is often asked questions about the process. Our technicians are used to installing home generators of all sizes. Here are some reasons people consider when contemplating installing a...

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Other times to call a Palm Harbor FL electrician

Many people have a very limited set of experience regarding electrical wiring and how electricity works in our Palm Harbor, FL homes. Electricians are trained for years on topics like safety, the National Electrical Code (NEC) and best electrical practices. Unless you...

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