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Old 01-16-2009, 03:07 PM   #1
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I'm installing a 20 amp recepticle for a new whirlpool tub. Is there any reason I can't put the plug facing the tub? I can't fit it on a 2x4 wall facing away from the tub because it will be covered by sheet rock

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Yes usually you put the plug under the tub where the motor is located. Just make sure its GFCI

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I usually install a dead front GFI on the wall in the bathroom and feed a duplex receptacle under the tub. That way, if it happens to trip, (and it probably will) you won't have to remove the access panel to reset it.
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I plan on putting in GFI breaker instead. Does that sound ok?
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I plan on putting in GFI breaker instead. Does that sound ok?

Yeah.
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