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Old 01-03-2011, 05:18 PM   #1
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Jct boxes above a drop ceiling.

Is this legal? I have a finished basement with a drop ceiling, I knew about 1 box, but while I was doing some plumbing today I found 8 additional jct boxes, one really cute one looked like they connected all the wires and just tossed it on top of a ceiling tile.

not to mention zero of the boxes have covers.


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Old 01-03-2011, 05:22 PM   #2
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Yes they are legal.
How do you think office complexs are wired?
They do require covers though.


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Pretty sure covers are required
Junction boxes must be accessible
Above a drop down ceiling does qualify since you can remove a tile to access them
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