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Old 06-22-2013, 11:53 AM   #1
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I roughed in new outlet and switch boxes using the markings on the boxes. After doing some measuring before I hang the sheetrock it looks like they will be recessed about 1\4" after the rock is up. Is this ok or should I adjust the boxes to be flush with the sheetrock?

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Flush with rock would be better. Slightly recessed is OK too.

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I think 1/4 recess is max, and only if non-flamable (drywall) is in recess.
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Thank you everyone for all the help. The depth is now good
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