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I Need to Run Wire from my Panel to a New Range

What gauge wire should I use and what type of breaker do I need to install for a range? How to Run the Circuit Wiring for a Range.

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Electrical Question: What gauge wire should I use and what type of breaker do I need to install for a range?

I need to run wire from my panel to a new range.
What gauge wire should I use and what type of breaker do I need to install?

Thank you so much for the help.

This electrical wiring question came from Les, a General Contractor in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Les.

How to Run the Circuit Wiring for a Range

Application: Run More Wiring for a Range.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced – Best performed by a Licensed Electrical Contractor, or Certified Electrician.
Electrical Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools, Voltage Tester, and appropriate Safety Gear.
Estimated Time: Depends on the personal level experience, ability to work with tools, install electrical circuit wiring, and the available access to the project area.
Electrical Safety: Identify the electrical power source to the Range, turn it OFF and Tag with a Note before working with the electrical wiring.
Electrical Wiring Parts and Materials: Electrical parts and materials for the Range should be approved for the specific project and compliant with local and national electrical codes.
Electrical Codes and Inspections: Installing or changing home electrical wiring should be done according to local and national electrical codes as adopted in Charlotte, North Carolina. A permit and inspections may also be required.

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