renovating basement

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Old 10-02-05, 05:18 PM
meemers
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renovating basement

We are currently renovating our basement. We would like enclose a space for a washroom / laundry room. In this enclosed area we would have a toilet, laundry sink, stackable washer and dryer, folding area for clothes, cupboards and a corner shower stall. The only problem is that the electrical panel is on the wall where we want to put this room. Because we are putting in a shower stall and 20 minute hot showers would steam up the room, would it be wise to move the electrical panel or is there a more cost effective solution? Is there such a thing as a moisture barrier box to go over top of it. Any and all suggestions would be wonderful. Thanks for the help!
 

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Old 10-02-05, 05:48 PM
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Code does not allow a panel in a bathroom. So you'll either have to put the bathroom somewhere else, or you'll need to move the panel. Moving the panel will be very expensive. Moving the bathroom will probably be better.
 
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Old 10-02-05, 06:40 PM
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We were afraid of that. Oh well, we'll move the washroom then. Thanks for the help, it was much appreciated.
 
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