Drilled holes closer than 2" in sleepers

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Old 09-20-19, 10:34 AM
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Drilled holes closer than 2" in sleepers

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I am converting my garage into a living space and I raised the floor using 2x4 sleepers to make it the same level as the rest of the house. I ran some of the wiring through the sleepers and I just realized that the holes I drilled for the wiring is closer than 2" to the bottom of the sleepers. I have already run and secured the wires. Is there a way to secure this? I have an inspection coming up and I don't want this to be a problem.

By the way there are only 3 locations where I made these holes and they are at the end or pretty close to the end of the sleepers (lengthwise).

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Old 09-20-19, 10:42 AM
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I don't think they will care. Sleepers aren't like joists because there is no span to consider, since sleepers are usually fully resting on something solid.
 
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They are resting on adjustable plastic supports every 42" or so. Would that make a difference in span consideration? Thank you!
 
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Maybe. Depends how anal the inspector wants to be. Doubt they will say anything.
 
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What if you ripped a piece of 2x to snugly fit between the floor and the sleeper [instead of the plastic support]
 
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the holes I drilled for the wiring is closer than 2" to the bottom of the sleepers.
That should be ok. No way to get hit by a nail.
 
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Thank you all. I guess I will wait until the inspector sees it.
 
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Most inspectors are pretty good with providing you the info on what needs to be done IF you fail inspection.
Hopefully it all goes well!
 
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