Daily Archives: 16-November-2015

How I Orient My Electrical Outlets

For years, I have mounted most my electrical outlets upside down (see Figure 1). Recently, I have started to see more folks orienting their outlets this way. I see that Finehomebuilding Magazine and the Journal of Light Construction (JLC Field Guide) recommend this approach as well. However, it is not required by the National Electrical Code. Continue reading

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