Electrical codes requirements for kitchen remodel

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If you remodeling your kitchen or building a new one, same codes from the international electrical code (NEC) will apply. Electrical codes change regularly every three years, many of contractors and homeowner builders fail the city or county inspections not because they did something wrong, but just because they were not aware of the new … Read more

Bathroom Electrical Codes Requirements

Bathroom remodel

Bathroom electrical circuits National electrical code requires the following branch circuits to be added for new or remodeled bathroom, One 20 amps dedicated circuit for the bathroom outlet, you may connect an additional outlet within the same bathroom. However it can not be coNnected to other outlets outside the bathroom.(NEC 210.11(c)(3)).The 20 amps circuit can … Read more

Electrical Permit | Read before you apply for one

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Who can apply for electrical permit? If the scope of work limited only to electrical work, a licensed electrician or the homeowner can apply for the electrical permit. If the work involving any framing work in addition to electrical work a General building contractor can apply for the permit as well. The homeowner can apply … Read more

Exterior outlets | Electrical Code requirements

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For the installation of the exterior outlets in the residential properties, there are few code violations that are very common when it comes to Exterior outlets installations (outdoor) per the electrical code. Exterior outlet locations Per NEC (210.52(E)(1) through (E)(3)) at least one receptacle readily accessible from grade and not more than 2.0 m (6 … Read more