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Old 05-21-2011, 06:21 PM   #1
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I'm getting ready for a final electrical inspection. I am putting in potlights but will not have the drywall done by inspection time. Must I install bulb holders for example in place of each potlight or would the inspector be satisfied with having them left open?

Also I have one junction box that I added an extension to increase the capacity. I have 7 cables( #14 wire) in the box. Is that too many. There appears to be lots of room for them all. Thanks for your help.
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Old 05-22-2011, 10:29 AM   #2
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Where you you not using new work recessed and installing them now?

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Don't have the drywall up so can't install them yet.
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New fixtures go up before the drywall.
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Thanks. I have the kind of fixtures that are for a retrofit and i wanted to use them on this project.
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seems to be more a hassle using remodels than new construction... but any way im assuming your going have switch legs waiting for them in the ceiling and the inspector is going to ask why you have loose wires in your ceiling, which do not fly for inspections.... and 7- 14's is fine in the junction box you actually didnt even need the extension ring if its a 4x4 box
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If the drywall isn't up, you aren't ready for a final inspection.
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I'm just talking about the final electrical inspection. No drywall is needed for that.
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I'm just talking about the final electrical inspection. No drywall is needed for that.
No drywall is usually the rough inspection.

The final inspection is after the job is complete and all devices and face plates etc. are installed.
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