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LARGE CONDUIT, OVERHEAD AND UNDERGROUND SEATTLE AREA

Both overhead and underground conduits have pros and cons.
Underground pros: Underground construction can improve the reliability of the electric power system by minimizing damage to the system from:
-ice and snow storms
-high winds
-falling trees
Cons:
Underground Construction is NOT Underground Construction is NOT Immune from All Storm Damage Immune from All Storm Damage:
-Flooding
-Hurricane damage
-Earthquake damage
-Rodent damage
-Human damage
-Etc...

It's harder and more expensive to repair underground conduits. The major pro of overhead circuit is cost, an underground circuit typically costs anywhere from 1 to 2.5 times the equivalent overhead circuit.
Pros of overhead circuits:
-cost
-longer life
-reliability and loading

We hope this answers your questions of whether overhead or underground is better for you. Contact us for large conduit installation in Seattle area. All of our electricians are licensed and trained.