Temporary Electrical Service Box


A temporary electrical service box, set up for jobsites to provide temporary power during early construction phases.

Unit Size

One electrical service box.

Labor Costs

We figure about 2 1/3 electrician hours for the wiring, plus 1 hour of laborer time to prepare the site.

Material Costs

Includes one electrical service panel plus four breakers, with the price reduced by 50% to allow for reuse on an average of two projects. Also includes an "average" amount of romex cable.

Suggested Quantity

One for each project.

Source of Construction Pricing

Based on approximate setup times from one new construction project in Spencer NY.


Skip this item when estimating rehab projects, if the existing electrical box is sufficient. You might want to throw in some lumber for providing a mounting surface.

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