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#93649 06/02/05 08:49 PM
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Went to look at an addition for a resi job and found the service in a basement bathroom the H.O. installed sometime years ago. I called wire inspector but have not heard from him yet. Can I wire to this panel or does H.O. need new service?

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#93650 06/02/05 10:10 PM
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My opinion is that this is an existing installation and can be left as is. I have no problem with you powering circuits form it but I know others will. [Linked Image]

[This message has been edited by Electricmanscott (edited 06-02-2005).]

#93651 06/02/05 10:59 PM
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I had a similar problem. I had a homeowner build a clothes closet around his panel. The inspector made me take out the rod and shelf. He let me slide on the working clearance....I think your bathroom issue is an existing problem that a good inspector will demand be corrected.

#93652 06/03/05 07:46 PM
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Sounds to me like someone did some work without a permit. The electrical inspector may actually be required by law (varies wildly from area to area) to force the homeowner to remove this code violation. Best to wait for the authoritative answer from your AHJ.


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#93653 06/07/05 03:24 PM
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Just an update... The inspector Said get it out of the bathroom Gonna update to a 200Amp and use the panel as a splice box. Thanks for your input

#93654 06/07/05 05:56 PM
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What's the problem?

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#93655 06/07/05 06:42 PM
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No shower curtain.

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#93656 06/07/05 07:05 PM
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Okay Alan. [Linked Image]


#93657 06/08/05 01:14 PM
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First and most glaring thing I saw was the cracked tile just below the shower head. This could become a very very dangerous situation if MOLD develops. Somebody could be injured here.

#93658 06/08/05 06:48 PM
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Is that Green paint Lead paint ? If so some one should paint over it to prevent any more paint from peeling.

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