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Old 03-25-2011, 04:56 PM   #1
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Blown-in insulation and outlet boxes

I was doing a project in our non-accessible attic and just began to wonder about our j-boxes and light fixture boxes being in cellulose insulation. I think I heard it is fire retardant, what do you think?

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Old 03-25-2011, 05:06 PM   #2
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Blown-in insulation and outlet boxes

most junction boxes or fixture boxes have no requirement that insluation be kept away. however some recessed cans do have

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