Basement Codes

All receptacles must be GFCI protected, except a receptacle supplying only a permanently installed fire alarm or burglar alarm system. - 210.8(A)(5)

At least one receptacle outlet in unfinished basement (or unfinished portion)in addition to any provided for specific equipment, such as laundry. – 210.52(G)

Nonmetallic wires (cover of wire is not metal) cannot be placed below joists. Must run wires through bored holes, unless 6/2 or bigger, or 8/3 or bigger. - 334.15(C)

Need one smoke detector in basement

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