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Is a metal or plastic fuse box better?
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Question: Should I get a new metal or plastic fuse box? My old one needs replacing and I’ve seen different advice.

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Answer(s):

Karl Jackson, Jackson Electrical 

Personally I don’t think you should get either, what you should do is, contact a registered tradesman with over at least 100 reviews, a feedback score of no lower than 9 and one who is local to you, he will then call to see you (being local) assess your job and provide a estimate for the works.

Piro Mane, Piros Electrical

If you are going to replace the old one you definitely need metal box.

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