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The following electrical improvements are recommended in order for the electrical system to perform safely and adequately.

  • Upgrade main electrical service to 100 amp (minimum).
  • Install a 100 amp (minimum) circuit breaker distribution panel.
  • Install one/two additional grounded duplex receptacles to each habitable room in the dwelling.
  • Replace all of the existing household convenience receptacles with new wiring from the panel.
  • Install additional receptacles in the basement so there is a grounded duplex receptacle at least every 12 feet.
  • Install GFCI receptacles to: Exterior outlet, bathroom outlets, garage outlets, whirlpool baths.
  • Delete the grounding pin from all non-grounded, 3-prong receptacles.
  • Install at least two split duplex receptacles in the kitchen.
  • Install exterior rated light fixture at all entrances.
  • Install a 240-volt receptacle for the: Stove, Clothes dryer
  • Rework the 3-way light switch operation at the primary staircase.
  • Remove and replace all exposed knob and tube wiring connected to the main distribution pane and within the basement ceiling.
  • Rewire most/all lighting circuits. Improve/add lighting in the basement.
  • Replace all push-button type light switches
  • Rework/replace electrical wiring in the garage, garden/landscaping
  • Improve/rework poor wiring connections in the basement.
  • Make application for permits and inspections with the Hydro authority for all proposed work.