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Does the National Electrical Code prohibit homeowners from working on home wiring?

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Question: Does the National Electrical Code prohibit homeowners from working on home wiring?
Top Answer (72% of 22 votes): No.

Answer: No
Explanation: They do not specifically prohibit but recommend against it.
Construct Boss
Answer: No
Explanation: A home owner can legally take a home owners permit out and do the work them self's along with the required inspections. The tricky part is the insurance company's don't like this and could refuse replacement if some thing went hay wired
D B Electric
Answer: No
Explanation: NEC suggests wiring be done by competent persons
Advanced Electrical and Energy
Answer: Yes
Explanation: the code is the practical a safeguarding of persons and property from hazard arising from the used of electricity.so you have to have some formal electrical training to be able to work on your own house.
Answer: No
Explanation: This is a jurisdiction question
Jove Electric
Answer: No
Explanation: As long as they file for a permit
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