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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 (76% of 30 votes): No.

Answer: No
Explanation: They are intentionally vague on this and defer to the local authorities. They say that someone needs to be qualified but never define what that means.
Aegis Electric LLC
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
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Answer: No
Explanation: You should always check with your local inspection department with what they may suggest when working on your own electrical.
Seabreeze Electric
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.
P A ELECTRICAL INC.
Answer: No
Explanation: This is a jurisdiction question
Jove Electric
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Texas does allow homeowners to work on electrical wiring with exceptions. Not sure about other states!
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