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Old 05-20-2013, 03:36 PM   #1
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Can I have a hidden junction box if the both ends of the only line into the box have been terminated? It would be a pain to try to pull the wire out. A cabinet would be going over the junction box.


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Old 05-20-2013, 04:00 PM   #2
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If both ends have been abandoned you can bury the box.


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Old 05-21-2013, 09:00 AM   #3
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If there is no live power in the box then it is not part of the electrical system and you do anything you want with it.
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Yup, it's just internal decoration at that point.
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