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Washing machine and dedicated circuit.... ?

Originally Posted by paulyg View Post
Is the basement/laundry area finished? I'm guessing not based on age of house and comments about an "easy run". I'm 95% sure all outlets in unfinished basements need to be GFCI protected. So you'll need a GFCI outlet (what I would do) or a GFCI breaker.
Yes, unfinished basement. The section of the code describing the washing machine circuit makes no mention of GFCI, but then again it makes no mention of basement either

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