posting this because I kind of feel like I'm being punked and this doesn't make sense to me. There was a bay window where this sliding door is installed. I marked up the pic to show where there are two new exterior lights installed, but for some reason they said they could not get electrical in the wall for the switch, but they ran electrical to power the light on that same section of the wall.
The wiring for the switch that was put in, just goes directly up through the basement floor into the wall vertically to the switch. Why couldn't this have been done on the other side? You can see the open framing there.
I'm not an electrician, but I feel like I'm being punked and now have a light switch on the wall opposite how the door opens. Granted, the contractor who put the door in seems to be playing games with me and has been difficult, so - I don't know who approved, not me, cutting a hole in my drywall and putting the switch there, and the story I got about why it was put there, was - there was plumbing in the wall, but - there's not plubming in the wall there I could figure out for any reason. The contractor wanted to install the door offset to the left of the room, and have it open from the left side, but I guess I had difficulty explaining I just want a normal basic door installed in a normal standard way, and me that means, in the center of the room, and a door that opens from the interior with the right hand, is 99% more common or standard than one that opens the other way. Anyway, he seemed overly angry about my deciding against him on this, so - now I feel like somehow, the switch being there is a joke being played on me, or the contractor told the electrician to put the switch there and they are covering there bases when I objected.
I got back to the electrician and sent the same photo and asked for a better explanation. Just doens't make sense to me, seems like this should have been rather easy, but again, I'm not an electrician, I'm a dumb home owner.
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