Adjusting Main Panel Depth

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Old 07-20-15, 08:17 AM
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Adjusting Main Panel Depth

I have been asked to install and finish drywall in a garage. The entire garage was originally roughed in for 1/4" peg board paneling. Therefore all the electrical outlets and switches will need box extenders to make them functional with the new 1/2" drywall. The question I have is, how do I address the main Panel that is also set to the 1/4" depth. I'm not one to mess around with the panel boxes as I am not qualified (nor do I desire to play around with them). Do they make extenders for them? Or does the box need to be reset by an electrician?
 
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Old 07-20-15, 09:47 AM
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Panels and boxes are allowed to be recessed no more than 1/4" in a non-combustible surface like drywall.
 
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