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Written by Walt Meyer

Understanding Heavy-Ups: Elevate Your Electrical Capacity with Meyer Electrical Services in Bethesda and DC

Electricity is vital in our homes and workplaces, powering everything from our lights to our laptops. As technology advances, the demand for electrical power is skyrocketing. This increased need for electricity might require you to upgrade your electrical system, a process known as “heavy-up.” Based in Bethesda and serving the DC area, Meyer Electrical Services specializes in residential and commercial heavy-ups to ensure your electrical system can meet modern demands.

What Is a Heavy-Up?

A heavy-up is a comprehensive electrical renovation that boosts the amperage flowing into your building via the electrical panel. This upgrade allows your property to handle a more significant electrical load, making it perfect for homes and offices with power-hungry devices. It’s an upgrade that future-proofs your property.

The Heavy-Up Process

  1. Initial Site Survey: Meyer Electrical Services starts with a comprehensive site survey to assess the existing electrical infrastructure and determine the capacity required.
  2. Proposal Submission: Post-assessment, a detailed proposal outlining the scope of work, costs, and timelines will be submitted for your review.
  3. Plan and Permit Applications: The next step involves drafting plans and submitting permit applications to local government agencies for approval.
  4. Adherence to Standards: All work performed complies with the National Electrical Code (NEC) and Pepco’s requirements to ensure maximum safety and performance.
  5. Inspection and Approval: Upon project completion, relevant authorities carry out checks to ensure compliance with all codes and standards.

Why Choose Meyer Electrical Services?


Meyer Electrical Services brings a wealth of experience in dealing with heavy-ups. Our qualified electricians are trained in the latest best practices and stay updated with changing regulations.


We adhere to the strictest safety standards, ensuring that all work complies with the NEC and Pepco’s requirements.

Transparent Process

From the initial survey to the final inspection, our process is transparent and aims to keep the client in the loop at all times.

Customized Solutions

Every building is different, and so are its electrical needs. Meyer Electrical Services offers tailor-made solutions designed to meet the unique demands of your residential or commercial property.

When Do You Need a Heavy-Up?

  • Upgrading to modern, power-intensive appliances.
  • Adding multiple electrical outlets or circuits.
  • Expanding or renovating your home or office.
  • Frequent tripping of circuit breakers.
  • Old homes with outdated electrical systems.

Electrical heavy-ups are an essential upgrade for modern living and working spaces, ensuring that your home or office can handle the electrical demands of today and tomorrow. With Meyer Electrical Services, you’re guaranteed a smooth, efficient, and code-compliant upgrade process. So if you’re in Bethesda, DC, or the surrounding suburbs and find yourself needing more electrical power, don’t hesitate to contact us for a site survey and detailed proposal.

For more information or to schedule a site survey, call or email Meyer Electrical Services today. Let us help you future-proof your home or office with an electrical heavy-up.