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Don't mess with an electric panel if you are not absolutely sure what you are doing. To add a circuit you need a breaker, wire sized to the new breaker and the outlets, lights or devices that are powered by the new circuit.

If you have spare slots in the panel you need to get the proper breaker for the panel and just knock out the panel cover for the new breaker. If there is no space in the panel, you may be able to find a dual breaker that just takes up one space in the panel and substitute for an existing breaker.

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