How to Upgrade an Electrical Panel

Step 1:

Call the utility company and ask for a ‘Meter Spot’. A service planner will visit the site to approve the location, height and other requirements.

Obtain a building permit from your building and safety department.

Step 2:

Disconnect the power to the old panel.

Step 3:

Disengage all the cables & conduits and remove the old panel.

Step 4:

Install the new panel and connect all the cables and conduits.

Step 5:

Install new riser and service wires.

Step 6:

Connect new circuits breakers and connect back to the utility line.


Step 6:

Call for city final inspection.




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