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For a 200 amp service with the first disconnect on the main
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I want to upgrade an existing 200 amp panel to a 400 amp
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I'm installing an electrical panel in my detached garage.
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Im hoping to get a list of materials for a 100Amp 240V
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This question is for (Licensed Electrical Contractor), who
This question is for Kevin (Licensed Electrical Contractor), who did a great job of answering a past question of mine. Kevin, I have run the 50 amp feeder service that you helped me with and I am now … read more
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Kevin
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How high above ground should meter socket be on outside
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I got a few questions. 1. For the overhead wire connection,
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I am installing an outdoor panel with a 150A main breaker it
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I'm selling my home which was built in 1971. The buyer's
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I have 2 meter, looking to add 3rd- a landlord meter. SHould
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I own a an older home in Southern IL. The electrical service
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Kevin, This is a follow-up to my recent question re. the wire
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I want to upgrade my house service from 100 amp to 200 amp
I want to upgrade my house service from 100 amp to 200 amp what equipment would you suggest… read more
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For upgrading to 200 amp do we need a 2 inch pipe to go from
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