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William
Small Subpanel Replacement

I'm trying to renovate my garage. it has a small sub-panel in it (see picture below). It measures 6 1/2 X 6 1/2. I would like to update it but I can't make the opening any wider. Does anyone know of any company that makes a sub-panel this small?

JLMCDANIEL
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William
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Thanks Jack.

It says "indoor". Is a garage considered "indoor"?

dj1
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A box could be surface mounted, not just recessed. If that's the case, any box will do.
Check with your local bldg dept.

MLB Construction
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inside a garage IS considered indoors

William
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Yes I understand, but I prefer recessed in this particular location.

William
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MLB Construction wrote:

inside a garage IS considered indoors

THANKS MLB Construction for the clarification :)

William
Re: Small Subpanel Replacement

I'm going to run some new wire to the subpanel when I install it. There is not much of a load in the garage. The lighting consists of 5 LED lights (at 9 watts each) and two 15 amp receptacles. The attic has 3 LED lights @ 8 watts each. That is it. Running 8/3 should be more than enough correct?

JLMCDANIEL
Re: Small Subpanel Replacement

Way oversize, unless you are planning for future expansion.

Jack

William
Re: Small Subpanel Replacement

Wasn't really planning on future expansion. I have a 20 amp receptacle BUT it is on a separate circuit run straight from the main box.

So 10/3 would be good enough?

JLMCDANIEL
Re: Small Subpanel Replacement

10/3 would work. That is a 30 amp load center that I linked you to.

Jack

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