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  1. #1
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    Post Basement outlets

    What is the nec minimum distance off the floor for electrical outlets in a basement? I live in sarpy county, nebraska.

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    Default Re: Basement outlets

    Your local building auythority would have the definative answer .

    Around here our inspectors like to see the receptacles placed no closer than 12-16 inches from the floor in basements .... they can always be higher.


    Hope that helps.
    "" an ounce of perception -- a pound of obscure "
    - Rush

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