Your meter base is an essential part of your electrical system, housing and protecting your home’s electrical meter. If you’re in need of a replacement meter base, we can install a new one for you. Count on Master Electrical Service for all of your electrical meter base services.
Likewise, if your meter base installation is in need of service or repairs, Master Electrical Service can get it fixed up properly.
Your meter base is the casing that holds the meter your utility company uses to measure your home’s total power consumption for the month. Your meter base is important because it protects the electricity connected to your meter. Without it, your meter would be exposed to the elements.
Perhaps you have an older home and your meter base has fallen out of code, or you’re simply remodeling and need a new one. No matter what the reason is, if your meter base needs to be replaced, Master Electrical Service can do it for you.
Meter bases are tough and designed to last for many years. Still, there are times when getting a meter base replacement may be appropriate than fixing an older one.
If your meter base is old enough, it may be worth replacing. An old meter base could potentially leave the electrical meter inside vulnerable.
Your city or utility provider might inform you that your meter base is out of code. If this happens, you will need to replace it right away.
If the size of your electrical service has increased or will increase in the future, a meter base replacement will be necessary.
If you’re planning on upgrading or replacing your electrical panel, you may need a meter base replacement along with it.
Severe weather can damage your meter base and the meter inside. The meter itself also can become corroded over time. If you’re concerned about the safety of your meter base and need meter base services, don’t hesitate to call Master Electrical Service for help.
Regular maintenance can prevent a lot of the issues that could lead to a meter base replacement. For example, your meter base may need service if you experience electrical issues throughout the home.
Your lights may flicker, potentially indicating an issue with the meter box connection. Partial power outages may occur when 120V wires malfunction. Certain appliances may lose the ability to turn on, even though the circuit breakers are on. The meter base may feel hot to the touch.
When any of these issues occur, professional service from an electrician will be necessary. If that’s the case, or you suspect your meter base may need to be serviced, give Master Electrical Service a call.
At Master Electrical Service, our team of experienced electricians has been providing top-notch service for over 60 years. With our skill and decades of experience, you can trust in the quality of our workmanship.