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Wiring a Master Suite Addition

Adding circuits for a new bedroom and bath offers lessons in rough electrical work and integrating new and old wiring

Wiring a master suite addition is a comprehensive electrical project that requires skills and knowlege relevant to new construction and remodeling. Using a small addition as a case study, a licensed electrician talks us throught this process, from evaluating the existing electrical system to choosing the most appropriate boxes to pulling cable. In this article you'll find the National Electrical Code requirements for bedrooms and bathrooms, and you'll learn to read and edit an electrical plan. You'll also discover the benefits of using a subpanel to power locations far from the main panel and learn how to integrate the new and old wiring.

Wiring a Master Suite Addition

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