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I Changed My Home Wiring Have I Violated Any Electrical Codes?

By Dave Rongey - Summary:

I upgraded some appliance circuits, have I violated any codes? What to do If You Forgot to Get a Permit or Inspection for Your Electrical Project.

Home Electrical Projects Should be Done with a Permit

Electrical Question: I upgraded some appliance circuits and moved the dishwasher, have I violated any codes?

Background: Joe, a Homeowner from Alexandria, Virginia.

Additional Comments: This website is a great help.

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

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