HOW BIG DOES A HOUSEHOLD SERVICE NEED TO BE?
Typical household electrical devices in a 2 – 4 bedroom home.
1950’s – 60-amp service. Lights, plugs, fridge, stove, toaster, furnace, dryer, hot water tank, radio, one black-and-white TV.
1980’s – 100-amp service. All of the above appliances plus dishwasher, microwave, kitchen appliances, freezer, stereos, cable TV boxes, multiple colour TVs, pools, saunas, large electrical tools in the garage and workshop.
2014 – 200-amp service. All of the above, plus computer hard drives and monitors, modem, fax machine, printer, scanner, video game consoles, entertainment units, pot lights, multiple kitchen countertop appliances, basement apartments, home offices, hot tubs, swim lanes, heated floors, additional living space from renovations.
Types of Services
Burton Electric Inc. is a fully licensed and insured electrical contracting company that specializes in residential service upgrades across the greater Toronto area. Our electrical contractors work hard to provide effective and affordable solutions tailored to meet your home needs, whether you’re relying on knob-and-tube wiring, smaller amp loads, or any other issue. All of our electrical services are backed by a one-year guarantee on laboour, as well as the manufacturer’s warranty on all materials used.
Burton Electric will also take care of the permitting process. Our electrical contractors will work with an ESA inspector and generate a passing result, where we will then provide you with a ‘Certificate of Inspection’. Keep a copy of this inspection for future reference.
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Dealing with old, outdated services can prove to be both dangerous and inconvenient. Burton Electric of Toronto offers complete peace of mind with professional service upgrades, including 200-amp services to ensure your entire home is covered. Contact us online to learn more, or fill out the form below to get started. We look forward to working with you!