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Old 01-29-2012, 09:57 PM   #1
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1 : What's normal elevation for running wires horizontally in a kitchen wall? Would you rather run them overhead (more wire)?

2 : Is there anything wrong with drilling a wire around a corner, or would it be better to again run overhead (more wire)

3 : is it ok to have multiple circuits going through the same hole? I'm assuming so because I have lots of existing wires this way.

I'd probably nitpick myself less, if I wasn't a plumber. It makes me think about so many different things before I actually do them, which I guess isn't bad.


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I try to avoid the heights where the cabinets will get screwed to the wall. Less chance of damage.

Around the corner or overhead is fine. Some may have trouble getting the cable through the corner method.

Multiple cables can go through the same hole. I normally limit it to 2-3 cables in a 3/4" hole.

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1 : What's normal elevation for running wires horizontally in a kitchen wall? Would you rather run them overhead (more wire)?
Waist high, easier to drill and pull.
2 : Is there anything wrong with drilling a wire around a corner, or would it be better to again run overhead (more wire)
No
3 : is it ok to have multiple circuits going through the same hole? I'm assuming so because I have lots of existing wires this way.
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I'd probably nitpick myself less, if I wasn't a plumber. It makes me think about so many different things before I actually do them, which I guess isn't bad.

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Multiple cables can go through the same hole. I normally limit it to 2-3 cables in a 3/4" hole.
Multiple cables through a hole still ok if they are different circuits?
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No problems with more than one circuit through the holes.
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Multiple cables through a hole still ok if they are different circuits?
Not a problem.
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