However, don't be fooled just because they have done many of these upgrades.Just like any other type of work, do your due diligence, ask the right questions and do your homework.Circuit breakers are designed to trip when too much current passes through for too long a period of time. A typical 60 amp fuse box might have one 240 volt circuit for an air conditioner or electric range, plus four more fuses for the rest of the wiring in the home.
From that point I will normally ask a number of additional questions that pertain to the reason they want the upgrade.One of the big topics, regardless of the reason is, what are your future plans and what other work do you want done to support those plans?Daly Brothers upgraded our panel with permit for 00.00.They were extremely professional and in and out in the same day.For homeowners, a permit is not required to replace electrical devices or to perform the maintenance on an existing electrical installation.
If you are not sure if you need a permit, call the building department responsible for your area.
Just like many other electrical contractors (ECs), I get numerous calls for estimates to "upgrade" a client's electrical panel or service.
For many ECs this is the mainstay of their business and are very good at doing them quickly and with excellent quality.
Many people think that fuses are unsafe, but this couldn’t be further from the truth.
A properly installed fuse is just as safe as a circuit breaker, but there are many reasons why fused homes can have problems, and I’ll discuss a few of the most common problems.
I need to know what he did (and didn't do) and if he is over-charging me. A heads up the material on a simple one is about 800$ our cost.