Where an electrical panel and a fuse box are different is how they control voltage flow. You'll see rows of switches when you open an electrical panel (also known as a circuit breaker panel or a breaker box). These are breakers, each for an individual circuit. A breaker will trip and cut off electricity to its circuit in case of a short. To reset the circuit only requires resetting the breaker. (We recommend you label each breaker for the part of the house it controls. Use paper labels and put them beside the switches, making troubleshooting problems easier if you have multiple breaker trips.)
When you open a fuse box, you'll see a set of colored knobs rather than switches. These fuses contain a filament that melts when it experiences voltage overload, then cuts off electrical power to the circuit. When this happens, the fuse must be thrown out, and a new fuse added.
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Let’s face it, the main advantage of having your electrical panel replaced is the increased safety it provides. If there is a malfunction in the operation of your electrical panel, it can cause an electrical fire, which has the potential of destroying your entire property.
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