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Here's what the code says, if you decide to follow it. You might be in an area that does not adopt that.

The circuit feeding the bathroom receptacle(s) must be 20A
The circuit can be used to feed receptacles in another bathroom in the house
The circuit can be used to feed other equipment in that bathroom but can then go no where else

My personal choice is having the receptacle(s) on a different circuit than the lighting. If it trips while I'm in a steamy shower, I still have lights. I also like to have each bathroom receptacle on a separate circuit. They are now selling 1800 watt hair dryers. That's 15 friggin' amps all by it self. Two bathrooms on the same circuit and two hair dryers just ain't gonna work.
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Drive in a 16 penny nail and hang up one of those battery powered touch lights. No code, no problem. Works for the Amish.
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Default Re: Wiring a new bathroom

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Doc,
Here's what the code says, if you decide to follow it. You might be in an area that does not adopt that.

The circuit feeding the bathroom receptacle(s) must be 20A
The circuit can be used to feed receptacles in another bathroom in the house
The circuit can be used to feed other equipment in that bathroom but can then go no where else

My personal choice is having the receptacle(s) on a different circuit than the lighting. If it trips while I'm in a steamy shower, I still have lights. I also like to have each bathroom receptacle on a separate circuit. They are now selling 1800 watt hair dryers. That's 15 friggin' amps all by it self. Two bathrooms on the same circuit and two hair dryers just ain't gonna work.
Thanks Jerry.
I will have two circuits dedicated to this new bath room. When we had this house built we requested that the builder rough in the downstairs bath. At that time I was mainly concerned with the plumbing for this bathroom. When starting the framing for this project I was pleasantly surprised to find two dedicated circuits right there ready to be tapped into. One will be for lights and one for the receptacles.
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What Jerry said. All good advice there. More importantly, it is what the code says and if your area has adopted it, then it must be followed.
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Thanks Jerry.
I will have two circuits dedicated to this new bath room. When we had this house built we requested that the builder rough in the downstairs bath. At that time I was mainly concerned with the plumbing for this bathroom. When starting the framing for this project I was pleasantly surprised to find two dedicated circuits right there ready to be tapped into. One will be for lights and one for the receptacles.
It's not everyday one gets pleasantly surprised by contractors. Good for you.
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