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Old 01-03-2010, 01:04 AM   #1
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i am renovating my basement and my sub panel box is on a kitchen wall , behind that wall is the shower for the bathroom. is that an issue? does it have to be relocated or can i buy a special panel box for that loaction??
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i am renovating my basement and my sub panel box is on a kitchen wall , behind that wall is the shower for the bathroom. is that an issue? does it have to be relocated or can i buy a special panel box for that loaction??
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The panel faces into the kitchen, correct? If so, you are fine, no special panel box necessary.

You do need space in front of the panel 30" wide, 36" deep, and 78" high for working room. In other words, it can't be over a countertop or any other obstruction.

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The location is not a problem per se, unless you have reson to suspect water penetration through the wall (corrosion at the panel, etc.).
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yes it does face the kitchen and i do have all the clearances front, depts, height.....there shouldnt be any water coming through with the new bathroom being installed..hardi backer , tile and grout... the panel box itself is brand new.

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