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It is strange that there is both a bathroom and a bedroom on a GFCI breaker. The bathroom outlet is supposed to be on a circuit with only other bathroom outlets or the bathroom light and fan. Are you sure
Never replace a breaker with a larger breaker. It would be likely to cause an electrical fire. Make sure the wire is number 12 before using a 20 amp breaker. Use a 15 amp breaker if the wire is not number
It's just my personal preference. You really don't need that many circuits. Maybe 2 for lighting and outlets, 2 for the kitchen area, 1 for a bathroom. Plus one for the AC. Plus any for the heating.
I personally am not a fan of sub panels. You have a lot of empty spaces in your main panel. If you are using a lot of power at the basement at one time, you would be limited by the rating of your sub
You had me going there. I had to look that one up! It is called THHN. It is hopefully dual rated as THWN which allows burial? the W being for wet locations. I don't understand your reference to O&G.
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