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Old 09-29-2011, 05:51 PM   #1
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Is the absence of an overhead light in a shower stall in a bathroom a code violation in a 14 month old home

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Not even close. Who suggested it was?
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Is the absence of an overhead light in a shower stall in a bathroom a code violation in a 14 month old home
My guess....new home owner who wants a ligth in the shower....and wants to use the "it's a code requirement" to get the builder to do it.
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Is the absence of an overhead light in a shower stall in a bathroom a code violation in a 14 month old home
Totally optional, and I don't like them. Line-voltage lights in showers creep me out a little bit for no good reason. I'd rather have a glass shower with a well-lit bathroom, or nice low-voltage LEDs in the shower.

If you want one, you'll have to pay for it yourself :-)
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My guess....new home owner who wants a ligth in the shower....and wants to use the "it's a code requirement" to get the builder to do it.
My thoughts exactly.
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Is the absence of an overhead light in a shower stall in a bathroom a code violation in a 14 month old home
Only in the fact that the home owner does not understand in how the rules are written. No, if it is so dark, that a Lux meter backs up that a person could find it difficult of easily seeing when cleaning up, or claening that area, install a light.

How much lighting is in there now?

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