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Old 03-28-2010, 11:10 AM   #16
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Electrical Outlets in a closet


if the living room socket has a single pull onto it you can take the other screws within it and tap and pull a 120V romex into the closet in the same wall.think what goes on those shelf also a low socket and nose level socket might keep the wires more tight from the components.2 outlet/4 outlets per box is your choice..anything that is surge sensitive you can plug in and just lay behind the item being protested..the load on a home theater center isn't much...compared to a dishwasher,micro,frig as in and on a socket there.........

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Old 05-24-2010, 11:23 PM   #17
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Hi,
this is a similiar question. I currently have an outlet on the outside wall of a closet. I want to add another outlet on the inside of the closet so I can provide power to a cd changer in the closet.
-Is it safe to do this? Is it up to code?
-how do you connect the outside outlet to the inside outlet for power. I guess this would be like having 2 outlets side by side. But how would they be connected?

Thanks in advance for answering
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Installed correctly it is safe to do & meets code
You need to verify the circuit - 15a/14g or 20a/12g & use the right wire
You can't pull power from a bathroom or kitchen to another room
Also need to know box fill (size of existingoutlet box) to see if you can fit another set of wires in there
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I'd like to say I've done this or had it done....since it's been MONTHS since doing this thread....but NOT!

My pictures don't tell the tale though! Before(yes) and after (nope---unless you are looking for it!). Hehehe.....

Yes, I'm waiting on an expert.
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