During the early stages of the new build, you will walk through the framed house with your electrician or builder to discuss your plans for features and outlets. Before this happens, you may want to have a good idea about the types of features or outlets that you may be considering. When deciding where you want your lighting, switches or outlets, there are a few considerations to factor into your decision.
What To Consider When Planning Your Electrical Layout
As you prepare your home electrical and lighting plan, consider the architecture. Where are the ceiling beams? What does your floor plan look like? You need to take into consideration the structural features that could get in the way of some of the features that you want.
Your walkthrough will reveal more about the architecture of your home and should help you to figure out where to place fixtures and outlets.