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Old 10-14-2017, 12:17 PM  
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Originally Posted by frodo View Post
all outdoors circuits shall be protected by a gfi
garage outlets shall be protected by a gfi
bathroom outlets are protected by a gfi
kitchen outlets is protected by a gfi, if within 4' of the sink

The only thing 14 gauge wire is good for is tying your ladder onto the pipe rack of your truck
NEVER, use 14 g wire when wiring a house

I try to never use 14 g on receptacles, unless I'm tapping off an existing 15A circuit, lighting is ok though in my opinion, since lighting loads are decreasing all the time with LEDs.

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Old 10-16-2017, 09:50 AM  
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It is not a difficult job to cut small access holes in a ceiling to snake a wire through. Then just patch the small spots and re-paint.

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