GFCI Wiring for Bathrooms
How to Understand GFCI Codes and Wiring Diagrams – If electrical devices are within reach from the tub or shower then they should be protected by GFCI.
GFCI Requirements for Bathrooms
Electrical Question: I’m installing a GFCI in a new bathroom.
- I understand how to wire the second Non-GFCI outlet.
- I have two questions:
- Do I need to wire the light switch above the vanity into the GFCI circuit, if so, how?
- Second, I have a fan in the ceiling near the shower, should it be included in the GFCI circuit?
This electrical wiring question came from: Dan, a Homeowner from Cincinnati, Ohio.
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Thanks for your electrical wiring question Dan.
How to Understand GFCI Codes and Wiring Diagrams
- Dan, the vanity light is not required to be protected by GFCI.
- If electrical devices are within reach from the tub or shower then they should be protected by GFCI.
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