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Old 11-11-2009, 01:15 PM   #1
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Moving a 220v outlet to a different room?


I currently have a 220v outlet in the closet of a bedroom and want to move it to a different room the outlets will be about the same distance from the box, and I am wondering if I can just disconnect the outlet run it back under the house and up to the new location? I don't want to mess with the electrical box if I don't have to.

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I currently have a 220v outlet in the closet of a bedroom and want to move it to a different room the outlets will be about the same distance from the box, and I am wondering if I can just disconnect the outlet run it back under the house and up to the new location? I don't want to mess with the electrical box if I don't have to.

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If its long enough no problem . Why 220 in a closet? MAKE SURE YOU TURN OFF POWER WHEN YOU DO THIS!!!!!

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I am wondering if I can just disconnect the outlet run it back under the house and up to the new location?
Yes but staples in the wall may be an issue.
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Yeah the staples are usually the problem
Is it #12g 20a 240v outlet....10g 30a 240v ?
If you can't get the staples out you might be able to just extend the circuit to the new location
Is this for an AC ?
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sounds like an old washer dryer closet
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