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Old 08-13-2010, 09:32 PM   #1
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wire or insulation next?


After framing up an exterior wall in a summer cabin (2x4 24oc wall w/ osb exterior than siding) what comes next, Insulation or wiring? I know, stupid question huh....but i cant remember and I am NOT a carpenter...lol the insulation is 24 oc faced.

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wire or insulation next?


Well I don't know how you'd run the wires if you were to put the insulation in first, so go with wiring then insulation.

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wire or insulation next?


Yep, wiring first. The wires need to be stapled or run thru holes in the center of the studs, joists, etc. Inspections(rough) are required before insulation can be installed. Then insulation inspection is needed before drywall.
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wire or insulation next?


As others said, wiring first.
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