I am wiring a bath in my basement and have a question about the circuit. Here is my plan: 12/2 wire runs from the panel to a GFCI outlet, from there to the vanity lights, to the bath fan light; to the wall switch for the light; in the switch, the hot wire would be pigtailed so that it would exit that switch and lead to the switch for the fan and then continue to the fan. I have attached a diagram to clarify. Will that work? I couldn't find anything about adding a circuit to a switch that is at the end of a run. Thanks.
What if I used a double switch in a single gang box? I saw them in a wiring book. Then, run a single 12/2 from GFCI receptacle to the single gang box. Each switch is fed from that one wire through pigtails. Then, run a separate 12/2 to fan and lights. Then, I wouldn't have to buy a roll of 12/3, too. How does that sound?
So, to wire the fan/light and vanity light, here is what I should do?
12/2 from GFCI receptacle to 2 gang box. Then, split black wires, running one wire to each switch. Connect 12/3 wire to switches; (black to switch one; red to switch two). Run 12/3 wire to fan/light. Inside fan/light, pigtail black and connect to light and black wire that runs to vanity light. Connect Red wire to fan. Pigtail white wire and connect to fan, and white wire running to vanity light.
Thanks. I talked to my wife. She is okay with switching the fan/light and the vanity light separately. So, I will just run 12/2 from one switch to the vanity light. Then, run 12/2 from the other switch to the fan/light so the fan and light will always be on together. No worries that way.