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One thing to keep in mind when you talk of upgrading an electrical service. That is that a permit will have to be taken out, inspection made and the whole house will have to be brought up to current standards of the code. This could run into a large amount of money on a 50 year old house. Contact an electrical contractor for an estimate. A good contractor will not charge for this service. If there is a fee for this service move on to someone else as this guy will try to do things on the cheap and end up usually costing you more money. Consider a small 6 circuit sub panel if there are two spare circuit holes in the existing panel. This installation would be far less costly that a new service change. A new 200 amp service should be in the neighbourhood of $2000.

That depends on what kind of appliance you plan on placing.

100 Amps sounds ample for 6 normal sockets if they are in parallel. For an item like a wasjher, dryer, oven etc.. you would need an independent circuit.

2011-09-12 22:07:15
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