television set behind shower in bathtub
Photo: Joe McKinney
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Please Keep Dr. Phil Out of Your Bathtub

I came across this interesting configuration during a recent home inspection: a TV installed just above a jetted tub. The TV did not have a remote, so I envisioned the homeowner standing in the water and surfing the channels. I advised the owner of the potential electrical shock hazard, but he saw no problem with the TV in the tub and planned to continue enjoying Dr. Phil while bathing.

Joe McKinney
McKinney Home Inspection, Inc.
Lawrence, Kansas
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