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The question is often asked, whether it is better to install a GFCI receptacle or a GFCI breaker. While both are ways to add ground fault protection to the circuit being served, there may be some requirements that must be met and to which an electric
The National Electrical Code requires that all habitable rooms and bathrooms, have a switch controlled light (210. 70(A)(1)). It also allows a switched receptacle to be used, instead of a lighting outlet (210
NFPA makes important safety information, including the National Electrical Code®, available online As part of its commitment to enhancing public safety, NFPA provides free access to its codes and standards, including the National Electrical Code® (NE
You need to provide more information before your question can be properly answered. Yes, the location of the holes are code compliant. But that is only 1 aspect of a code compliant joist
No matter how tidy you keep your living room or bedroom, that rat's nest of HDMI cables, component cables, and other cords can drive you crazy. You might not see it while you watch TV, but you know it is there. Worse, it poses a fire hazard
I think people have a very bad misconception of what an inspector is. Let me just say that the permit and inspection process is a very good thing. I know the permit price is a lot more than it should be and is mostly just a means of producing extra r
My sister lives in the rural unincorporated area of Los Angeles County and wants to put up a storage shed in her large backyard. She has asked me for some help in the design and construction since I built some sheds of my own a number of years ago (i
What are the codes in Georgia (the US state, not the country) regarding stair treads and risers in a townhome or condo? My daughter is looking to purchase and the stairs seem too steep. The condo was built in 2005. I'm asking because my daughters hou
After consultation with my master-carpenter-looking-over-my-shoulder, Dan, the following solution was arrived at: 1. The newel post - built up from 1x3 clear oak boards glued together. Two are full length, one is beveled (before gluing) to sit on top
Installing framing members on a slab requires use of a pressure treated bottom board to avoid wood rot. Concrete slabs will wick moisture between the underlying dirt base and the wood members sitting on top of the slab. If untreated wood is used for