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Wondering about the process to upgrade my electrical service

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Wondering about the process to upgrade my electrical service panel
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 year ago.

Hi, I'm Mike G and I'll be assisting you. Give me a few details about your existing service.

Overhead or underground

Service panel location.

Fuses or circuit breakers.

Picture of where it is on the exterior. Need to know about windows and height.

List of major appliances and electric heat

Water service- metal pipe or plastic.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
All im really curious about is the part when dealing with pg&e and having the power cut off to the house so im able to actually put a larger size panel up
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
100amp service panel now needing to upgrade to a slightly larger panel
Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 year ago.

Usually a service order is placed with the Distribution Dept. The service can be cut allowing for the work to be done. You need to have the completed upgrade inspected and then the utility will reconnect.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok gotcha, thanks.
Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 year ago.

You're welcome.

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