I put a new addition on and added some extra outlets and new out question is can I add a extra panel box to the panel box I got now ?
I don't have enough breaker in the panel box for my new addition.
Q: Recently you advised a correspondent on upgrading the electrical system in an older house.
You recommended that he upgrade to a 200-amp main electrical panel. Is 200 amps the new baseline standard for residential electrical service?
How would you describe the typical electrical service standard for new or remodeled houses?
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For a basic 1 panel project in zip code 47474, the benchmark cost to Upgrade an Electrical Service Panel ranges between $1,197.18 - $1,527.06 per panel. Set Project Zip Code Enter the Zip Code for the location where labor is hired and materials purchased.2.
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