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Question: Is it safe to try installing a new electric panel on your own?
Top Answer (89% of 29 votes): No.

Answer: No
Explanation: Utility company has to cut the power to your residence in order to do a panel upgrade, which they won't do without a permit number attached to the application request form, here in California. You're licensed contractor has to go down to the local building department to pull that permit. Youtube makes panel upgrades look easy, but this is NOT a DIY project!!!
Advanced Energy Services, Inc.
Answer: No
Explanation: Unless you are trained in this type of work.
ElectriTech, Inc.
Answer: No
Explanation: Not if you're not an certified electrician
Roche Electric & Consulting
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Answer: No
Explanation: You should know what you are doing and have an inspection to make sure that it is done correctly for insurance purpose and your own saftey
D B Electric
Answer: No
Explanation: Leave panel work to licensed professionals
My Electrician
Answer: No
Explanation: You must pull the meter since from the main breaker back to meter there is no fusing and power will not stop flowing until wire burns up and severs it's connection. I go through a whole checklist before working on panels "
Advanced Electrical and Energy
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Answer: No
Explanation: It s dangers
Gacem Electric
Answer: No
Explanation: NO, NO, NO
Jove Electric
Answer: No
Explanation: If your not licensed and trained in electrical applications, it could be very dangerous.
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