Asked by: Lucero Ramirezasked in category: General Last Updated: 25th April, 2020
How far does a light switch need to be from a shower?
Subsequently, one may also ask, how far does a light switch have to be from a tub?
Hot Tubs or Whirlpools The NEC has a very specific requirement on the location of the switch—it must be at least 5 feet away from the tub.
Subsequently, question is, should you leave shower switch on? Leave the switch OFF, as the manufacturers suggest. As for safety, the chance of any problems is very small, but leaving any appliance powered continuously will increase the risk of it overheating or cathing fire if something goes wrong with it.
Just so, how far does an electrical outlet need to be from a shower?
Outlet Receptacles You should keep the receptacle at least 6 feet away from the edge of a bathtub or shower and at least 1 foot away from sinks. Avoid positioning a receptacle over the center of the sink, where cords hairdryers and electric shavers might hang down into the basin.
Is it illegal to have a light switch in a bathroom?
Light switches are not allowed in bathrooms it has to be a pull cord or a switch outside. Radiator pipes do not have to be bonded IF boiler is cross bonded and/or you have rcd protection on the fuseboard. Plastic fans do not have an earth as they are double insulated. however.