National Electrical Code (NEC)Commented on: 1 year ago (March 11, 2014)
Like "Attic Rat," I had a service call identical to that. If I "touch" an existing receptacle, it gets re-terminated on the terminal screws. They should be outlawed, it was designed for speed of...
I"ll bet the box was flush when the building was built. It's been plastered over. Seems to me they make a box collar type extension, otherwise chip it out, and secure a new box flush.
Where in the world do you find a $6 GFI? A GFI at the big box store is $12.
Moisture area, and if somebody can install a sink there,somebody
will install a sink there.
"the extension cord used to supply this short piece of Type NM cable"
I believe that is a SO/SJO cord with a molded male cap rather than NM Type cable.