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ByDave Rongey © Ask the Electrician 2017 Author, Licensed Electrical Contractor
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How to Rewire a Bathroom

Rewiring a Bathroom: Installing a New Circuit and a GFCI Circuit Breaker, Installing exhaust fan and light switches.

Bathroom Electrical Wiring
Electrical Question: I am rewiring my bathroom and ran into some problems that I need help with.

This electrical wiring question came from Mike, in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Mike.

Rewiring a Bathroom

rewiring a bathroom

Application: Rewiring a Bathroom.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced – Best performed by a Licensed Electrician.
Tools Required: Electricians Pouch of Hand Tools for Rough-In Wiring, Electric Drill and Auger Bits and Extension Cord.
Estimated Time: Depends on the extent of the bathroom remodel project, the type of construction and available access to the project area.
Precaution: Any existing wiring in the immediate area that may interfere with the installation of new construction materials should be identified, turned OFF and Tagged.
Notice: Modifying existing wiring or installing additional bathroom electrical wiring should be done according to local and national electrical codes, with a permit, and be inspected.

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