Interesting Find Today

NEMA 5-20 receptacle in a bedroom…

Yikes! Good catch!

I guess someone changed an old 240 volt A/C receptacle. You can’t always prevent stupidity.

Strangely it wasn’t anywhere near an exterior wall. The MLS listing starts with

which might help put things in context. At one point, I thought that I was going to fall through the attic, ceiling joists and all. It appears that their remodel included removing a bearing wall. All of a sudden it was like being on thin ice over a lake - major pucker factor.

Flippin’ flippers!!

I agree house flippers can be the worst in terms of building code violations since seemingly profit is their number one goal. I blame it on too much DIY television. :smiley:

That, greed, and a dearth of qualified subs.