Electrical service upgrades are a part of growing technology. Homes require a lot of power to operate. If there is too much electricity needed to run your appliances, then you may experience a breaker being tripped. Your circuit panel is there to protect you as well as distribute power appropriately. This is a safety measure that prevents wiring in your home from becoming overloaded. Overloading wires with electricity can be dangerous and is a cause for home electrical fires.
Older homes have a hard time supplying energy to all the technology present today. As the number of gadgets increase in residences, the more electricity is demanded. Most people require that a lot of these appliances and gadgets work at the same time. And they should! If your panel is upgraded appropriately, then it will be no problem. If you find yourself turning off one appliance to use another, otherwise the circuit breaker will trip, that may be a sign that your home needs a service upgrade. If that breaker fails to trip, and electrical fire can happen. Get in touch with a professional electrician to determine your panel requires upgrading.