Install tandem breakers to increase the number of circuits in your fuse box
By the DIY experts of The Family Handyman Magazine
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Add breaker circuits to your breaker box
When you want to add more circuits to your fuse box (breaker box), keep in mind that not all slots in a panel will accept tandem breakers (or a split breaker), and each panel will accept only a certain number. To find out where the tandem slots are located and how many you can install, first see if the information is on the label inside the main electrical panel. If it’s not, you’ll have to call the manufacturer’s help line and supply the model number. That’s the only way to get the answer.
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Required Materials for this Project
Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here’s a list.
- Tandem circuit breakers