ask the electrician
Electrician Training Electrical Certification wiring recessed light fixtures Electrical Wiring Electrical Troubleshooting and Electrical Repairs wire outdoor light fixture Home Electrical Wiring Diagrams
wiring home generator and transfer switch wiring a 220 volt range cord outlet Wiring for GFCI Outlets Wiring Outlets and a Switched Outlet Wiring and Installing Ceiling Fans and Remote Controls wire dimmer switch wiring diagrams for switches wiring a dryer cord and 220 outlet circuit breaker panel
Electrical Wire and Cable


Power Supply for a Air Jet Massage Bathtub

Electrical Circuit requirements and the GFCI Protection for Hydro Massage and Air Jet Bathtubs

Electrical Video #1

Electrical Wiring Tips

Helping You to Wire It Right!

See more Home Electrical Wiring Videos

Check out my YouTube Channel, and Subscribe!

See the Electrical Wiring Video #2 Below:

Providing Safe Power for an Air Jet Bathtub
[ad#block]Question: I am in the process of installing a new slipper tub in my bath.
The blower with the unit is an air blower (not a pump) and it is rated at 400 watts.
Am I correct in assuming that I do not need a dedicated circuit since this is 4 amps and can be wired into a simple lighting circuit?

This electrical question came from: Steve, a Homeowner from Springfield, Virginia.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Steve.

GFCI Protection for Hydro Massage and Air Jet Bathtubs

Wiring GFI Outlets
GFCI and GFI Wiring Diagrams

The features and benefits of GFCI outlets and receptacles will give you a clear understanding of the importance why these safety devices are required by code to help protect you and your family against accidental electrical shock hazards.
GFCI Wiring
GFCI Wiring
This list of articles will help you learn about the features and benefits provided by GFI and GFCI Receptacles and how they are wired.



The following may also be helpful for you:

Electrical Wiring Video #2



Home Electrical Wiring Videos about this Topic and More

Check out my YouTube Channel, and Subscribe!



Learn more with my Home Electrical Video Course:

Basic Home Electrical Wiring by Example

Dave's Guide to Home Electrical Wiring:

» You Can Avoid Costly Mistakes! «

Here's How to Do It:
Wire It Right with the help of my Illustrated Wiring Book

Great for any Home Wiring Project.
  electrical wiring  

Complete Guide to Home Electrical Wiring

Perfect for Homeowners, Students,
Handyman, Handy Women, and Electricians
Includes:
Wiring GFCI Outlets
Wiring Home Electric Circuits
120 Volt and 240 Volt Outlet Circuits
Wiring Light Switches
Wiring 3-Wire and 4-Wire Electric Range
Wiring 3-Wire and 4-Wire Dryer Cord and Dryer Outlet
How to Troubleshoot and Repair Electrical Wiring
Wiring Methods for Upgrading Electrical Wiring
NEC Codes for Home Electrical Wiring
....and much more.



Be Careful and Be Safe - Never Work on Energized Circuits!
Consult your Local Building Department about Permits and Inspections for all Electric Wiring Projects.

More articles about Bathtub Air Blower and Home Electrical Wiring:
« Previous Next »
Installing a Wall TV and Cable Box Making a Telephoning the Wire Set Up