How Much Does a Panel Upgrade Cost?

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Day after day, another Delaware resident upgrades their home’s electrical panel. They do so because they want a safer and cleaner supply of electricity. The panels of yesteryear might have suited a family in the 1970s or 1980s, but times have changed. Homes have more appliances and as a result we are more dependent on a steady supply of electricity than ever.

How much does a panel upgrade cost in the Delaware area? What can you expect from the upgrade process itself? We at LR Electrical LLC are here to answer that question for you. Keep reading to learn how we answer these big questions and more.

Cost of Replacing an Old Electrical Panel

If you have an older home, there might come a time when you wish to request a panel upgrade. Panel upgrades bring homes out of the Stone Age and into the 21st century. With a new panel, you’ll see fewer shortages and outages, a boost in overall efficiency, and so much more.

When it comes to determining the price of your electrical panel upgrade, it is important to remember that no two properties are alike. Some households might need extensive electrical work in conjunction with the panel upgrade, while others might need an upgrade of a greater magnitude than others.

At LR Electrical LLC, we offer estimates that give you an idea of what to expect during the billing period.

Basic Electrical Panel Upgrade

The basic upgrade is only for 100amp, costing homeowners anywhere from 800 to 1500 dollars.

Average Panel Upgrade

The average panel upgrade is for 200amp. For panel upgrades that require more than the standard array of services and attention, expect to pay between 2000 and 3500 dollars.

High-end Panel Upgrades

High end is for 320amp or 400amp. Do you want to go the distance with your panel upgrade? We don’t turn away from complex projects. For high-end and intricate panel upgrades, you can expect to pay anywhere from 6000 to 9000 dollars.

What Influences the Cost of an Upgrade?

  • Over head or underground service. 
  • The distance from the panel to the meter.
  • The quantity of the breaker it has.
  • Does the panel needs to be relocated to a different location.
  • And much more.  

Learn More About Electrical Panel Upgrades

Panel upgrades put homeowners on the fast track to more efficient electrical usage and a boost in reliability. Those who do away with the old panels usually see an improvement in their monthly utility costs—and if that isn’t worth the up-front cost of an upgrade, we do not know what is.

Do you have more questions about panel upgrade estimates and the additional services an electrician might offer? Contact LR Electrical LLC at your convenience. We are here to help you.