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07-10-2008, 08:03 AM #1
Electrical: Laundry CENTER DRAIN w/ Duplex Receptacle
You all may have seen these before... I hadn't until the inspection yesterday.
The Laundry area has an IPS Guy Gray galvanized steel drain box "CENTER DRAIN w/ 20 Amp Duplex Receptacle" installed for the washer bibs and drain.
The outlet was not GFI protected. There was no sink located in the area.
This was in a home remodeled in 1993. The company literature makes no mention of installing the receptacle on a GFI protected circuit.
There was a UL logo stamped on the metal.
So..... If unfinished basement outlets are required to be GFI protected ....wouldn't you think an outlet attached to a metal panel two inches from a water supply line that could leak (spray) water should be protected.
Oh, I forgot common sense is not always applied in the "nanny state code world".
By the way my client is a trial lawyer!!!!
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