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A non-code issue is: Best not to put panels behind locked interior doors. Someone may see an emerging electrical fire, and stop it immediately by shutting off the breaker NOW. People can self-help with routine trips - for instance whoops, the break-room toaster and microwave shouldn't be run together. You don't want to pay an electrician to twiddle ...


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It has to be at least 2" away from the top, or bottom of the joist. As far as distance from the ends, there are no rules: Holes: Do not bore holes closer than 2" from joist edges, nor make them larger than 1/3 the depth of the joist. –engineering.purdue.edu, PDF If you look at the document, it clearly states and depicts the top or bottom, with no ...


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I totally understand what you are trying to say Kellenjb. You are just wondering if an actual receptacles insides or "guts" are rated based on current as well. Right off the bat I will say I am not sure any electrician truly knows that. You would definitely need to call the receptacles company to see the specs. But if you take apart a 15 amp and 20 amp ...



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