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Kevin, Licensed Electrician
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Experience:  29 years as a Licensed Electrical Contractor in Illinois, 5 year college Electrical Instructor, Former Electrical Inspector, Diploma in Digital Electronics, Former Illinois Licensed Home Inspector
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what distance does an electrical receptacle for a bathroom

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what distance does an electrical receptacle for a bathroom light have to be from a plumbing stack in Ontario, canada name is XXXXX XXXXX I will be happy to assist you with your electrical question. My goal is to exceed your expectations on Just Answer!


1) There is no minimum distance for installing a receptacle or a light switch from a plumbing ventilation stack as long as the receptacle is installed properly and protected inside an electrical box.


2) Code does require that the receptacle be GFCI protected for the bathroom.




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I've got it will work. Thanks again. Neil

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