When buying an apartment or an old house, the electrical network sometimes needs to be brought up to standard . The electrical diagnosis may have anomalies. An outdated installation and an old electrical panel can lead to serious household accidents and damage your appliances. A lack of conformity will jeopardize your compensation in case of damage.
Depending on the surface of the housing, your electrical panel will have one or more rows. Each row includes a differential switch and at least 6 circuit breakers. A two-row electrical panel is for example suitable for a dwelling of approximately 35m². The price of the electric panel will depend on the number of rows to predict.
Once the installation of the electrical panel is complete, your electrician will perform a self – check of the electrical installation to ensure compliance .
The installation of a standard electrical panel is an essential step for the safety of the occupants of a dwelling. Here are some clues as to whether your electrical installation is up to standard: if no intervention has been carried out since 1991 on your electrical network , that is considered obsolete and you will have to put in conformity . Also, the presence of a differential switch is mandatory: it is at the beginning of each row. It is wider than a circuit breaker and generally features the 30mA marking.
If in doubt about the conformity of your electrical installation , call our qualified electricians and checked.