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how much will it cost to upgrade the circuit breaker from 100 to 200?

I have a AC uses 30 amps, and now I want 40amp for an electric range. with all other elelctric necessities, I guess I need to upgrade to 150 or 200. Can some one tell me how much will it cost for a certified electrician to do the job?

Asked By: J F - 6/2/2008
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An electrician would go in the hole for 500$ I am an electrician and 1200$ is a great price. The service wire that goes from panel to meter base along with the rigid pipe will push 500$ A new panel is about 120$ and only comes with about half the breakers needed. Be prepared to spend a little but you will have a much... More
Answered By: shoeboxg31 - 6/2/2008
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Of course they will rip you off, but a good figure is around $500.
Answered By: Duane L - 6/2/2008
 
Ijust paid 1200.00 to upgrade to a 200 amp service..it means all new breakers, a new box and all..but I had a pole plus heavier wire ran to my ac unit to so I could upgrade the heat strip in the packaged unit from 7.5 kilowatt to a 15 kilowatt heat strip for when winter hits while they were doing it...
Answered By: pcbeachrat - 6/2/2008
 
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