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Old 07-31-2012, 12:19 PM   #1
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Hi I currently have a new stove and a new water heater both waiting to be installed, both are currently gas, I know what size wire and everything my question is, will I have enough power to run them both from my inside breaker box which is only rated for 100amps.

As of now I have 1) 30 amp double pole for the dryer 4) 20 amp single pole breakers (washer, microwave, 2 kitchen circuits) and 4) 15 amp single pole breakers for lights and plugs throughout the house

I have exactly enough room for the two double pole breakers I need to add, which is a 25 amp and a 40 amp but I'm worried about my main breaker will it handle it all? I'm sure it would as long as I'm not cooking and doing laundry but I don't want to worry about that.

I could take one of the circuits outside where I have a 200 amp service, but its a much further pull and I would really like to reserve my 1 remaining spot outside for a future shed.

Thanks for the help

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Old 07-31-2012, 01:10 PM   #2
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You would have to do a full load calc but you should be fine with 100a service.

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