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  1. General Electrical Discussion
    I thought it was written that outlet boxes for paddle fans had to have 10/32 machine screws and that you had to run a separate switch leg for a light and a fan... However, after a search today, I could find neither of these things written. Does this sound familiar to anyone? Where did those...
  2. NEC Code Forum
    The house I just bought was built in the late 1960's and had a lot of two-prong outlets that I wanted to upgrade. I started doing some of them myself but decided to bring in an electrician to do the rest and because I figured it would help confirm that the ones I did were done correctly. I...
  3. General Electrical Discussion
    I have a customer that is refusing to pay as a few outlets are 1/4" out of horizontal placement on dimensioned CL of outlet boxes. Is there a published industry standard that indicates an acceptable level of tolerance for the installation of outlet boxes? There is no issue with the vertical...
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