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No! At this time I wouldn't have less than a 200 amp service for a 3 bedroom house. Keep in mind just because there is a place to plug "stuff" into doesn't mean there is enough capacity in the wiring to handle the load. Please call an electrician. The Fire Department call would be much more expensive.

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Q: Is a 50-20 duplex main circuit breaker adequate for a three bedroom house with 13 outlets?
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