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A bigger service may be needed when remodeling your kitchen

by Lauterborn Electric on October 23rd, 2014

Lauterborn Electric The size of your main electrical service and size of your main electrical panel come into question when remodeling a kitchen. The NEC requires two separate lines to be installed on kitchen counter areas. This allows for the plugging of a toaster, blender or coffee maker. Appliances installed in a typical kitchen also require the running of dedicated lines to allow for the power consumption of a dishwasher, disposal, microwave, and refrigerator. Installing a big electric consuming electric oven and/or electric cook top may Lautrborn Electricrequire the upgrading of the main electrical service and the installation of a larger panel. The images show an existing service that needed upgrading to allow for new circuitry on a kitchen remodel and the installation of a panel by Lauterborn Electric. If you are thinking of remodeling your kitchen contact your licensed electricians, Lauterborn Electric for an evaluation of your main electrical service and a free estimate.

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