Wire Passing Underneath Bathtub


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Old 04-30-09, 11:37 PM
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Wire Passing Underneath Bathtub

We're in the middle of a bathroom remodel, and so we have access to the space under the bathtub. We'd like a receptacle on the bedroom wall that is shared with shower/tub stall (picture yourself standing in the tub, looking at the shower valve with X-ray vision, seeing through the wall into the bedroom, that's where we'd want the receptacle). The wire would, of course, have to run under the tub to do so, is that acceptable, and is my proposed location for a receptable allowable?
 
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Old 05-01-09, 04:27 AM
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It can't bear the weight of the shower/tub. Where will you originate this wiring project? How do you intend to access the area where the receptacle will be?
 
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Old 05-01-09, 06:12 AM
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OK, this photo will explain better than a ton of words. The tub is already there, just going around it.

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It's fine.....................
 
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Old 05-04-09, 08:34 AM
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No problem..................
 
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Old 05-04-09, 11:47 PM
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you will be fine however just remember to have it on the GFCI ciruit either feed from one of the exsting GFCI bathroom receptlae or GFCI breaker one of the two.

Merci,Marc
 
 

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