Illustrated Catastrophes: Fire in the Hole

Illustrated Catastrophes: Fire in the Hole

More Code catastrophes uncovered and corrected in these faulty installations

All references are based on the 2014 edition of the NEC.

Fire in the Hole

NEC Code Catastrophes

A customer called to complain that his outside plugs weren’t working. I found this disaster while troubleshooting this circuit. The receptacle wasn’t working, but, believe it or not, the circuit feeding this GFCI receptacl

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