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How Much To Install A 200 Amp Electrical Utility Service On My Home?

Every home electrical project has its own challenges when it comes to installing. By asking the right questions ahead of time it makes the experience much easier to find out how much it costs to upgrade your home electrical utility service on your home.

Starting Point

What Comes With Your 200 Amp Electrical Service Upgrade

Electricians have been known to skip the aesthetically pleasing part of installing electrical equipment on your home. Before you do business with an electrician. Make sure their plan to install keeps you and your home in mind, rather than just trying to maximize their own profits.

What Comes with a New Standard 200 Amp Electrical Utility Service:
  • Town Permits & Inspections | Because it’s the right thing to do.

  • 200 Amp Electrical Panel | Comes with 42 Spaces worth of circuit breakers. Plus the panel we install has the ability to add more circuit breakers if the panel starts to get full.

  • 200amp Utility Meter/Main Disconnect | Includes a utility meter socket with a town required main safety disconnect. Plus includes extra circuit breaker spaces for future outside home electrical projects.

  • Home Grounding System | More home power means you need a bigger home grounding system.

  • Overhead Electrical Service Wiring | Includes the electrical utility wires going up the side of your house. We go through the added effort to install the wiring in a pipe to protect them from the weather and sun.

  • Aesthetics | We go through the added effort to work with your utility company to prevent "Ugly” installs. If you drive by some houses, and look at a few electrical services. It wont take long to see what we mean. We promise to make every install we do look as good as possible. 

Electrical equipment is installed to the requirements of your local town safety officials. As we make sure everything meets all safety requirements, we also make sure we install the best value products. Electrical products should obviously be safe, but also highly functional, future proof, and as aesthetically pleasing as possible.

HomeOwners' Choice Pricing

Whenever you work with TradeWork Home Services we try to always treat you fairly. We want homeowners to have access to quality work and great pricing on every home electrical project they have big or small. TradeWork Home Services does super savings the more home electrical projects you bundle together. Check out how we do business.

Home service appointments can be a juggle to manage. When you bulk up a few electrical projects together. You help make our schedule easier. Whenever you do that, we will always make sure to get the savings.

How Much? | BallPark Estimates

Cost Of Installing A New 200 Amp Electrical Utility Service On Your Home

With answering all the info listed above we can now answer the elusive question of ”how much for an electrician to install a new 200 amp electrical utility service on my house.”

Most likely you will fall into some of these pricing categories.

Typical Costs Associated With Installing A New 200 Amp Electrical Utility Service, Depending On Your Needs:
  • Cost Of Installing A New 200 Amp Electrical Panel: $1600 to $2500

  • Cost Of Installing A Standard New 200 Amp Electrical Utility Service: $3500 to $4000

  • Cost of Installing A Whole Home Surge Protector: $395 to $550

  • Cost of Additional Roof Penetration Of Overhead Electrical Service Wiring: $385 to $500

  • Cost Of Installing AFCI/GFCI Electrical Circuit Breakers: $95 to $190

Benefits With TradeWork

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What To Expect

Pricing Questions for Installing a 200 Amp Utility Electrical Service Upgrade on Your Home:

Whenever a homeowner asks us to install a 200 amp electrical utility service on their house we pretty much ask the same questions every time.

Here are the questions TradeWork would ask during a typical phone conversation or home visit.


Once we have the answers to these questions we can usually give you a ballpark estimate for installing a new 200amp electrical utility service right over the phone. 

When we arrive at your home we can confirm the estimate, answer any other questions you have, and get to work.

Homeowner Safety Update:

2023 Electrical Safety Code requires Arc Fault Protection (AFCI) to be installed on all general use electrical outlets and lighting throughout a home.

When Will I Need To Install AFCI Protection In my Home?

The following home electrical projects will be required to be upgraded to AFCI protection:

  • Whenever adding electrical wiring that is 6 feet or longer to an existing home electrical circuit.

  • Pretty much whenever you install a new electrical circuit to the living spaces of your home.

  • During any home electrical renovations, remodels, or new home builds.

  • Some cities & towns require you to upgrade to AFCI protection whenever you replace an electrical outlet, light switch, or when you upgrade your electrical panel.

Have More Questions About Arc Fault Protection For Your Home?

Head over to What Is Home Arc Fault Protection? to find out more details on why arc fault protection has become the new standard in home electrical safety.


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