25 April 2022
How much do you know about your home's electrical panel? Most people know that older homes used fuse boxes in place of breaker panels, but fewer realize that breaker panels have also gone through several iterations. Any Pushmatic panel still in service is likely to be many decades old, as this design was most common when many residential buildings still used fuse panels instead of breakers. These panels are relatively distinctive since their method of operation differs substantially from modern designs.