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Old 08-22-2010, 05:44 PM   #1
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i need to move my dryer to another room. How do I go about moving the outlet to the other room?

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i need to move my dryer to another room. How do I go about moving the outlet to the other room?
It really depends on the circumstances.

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If you are moving it closer to the panel you might be ok. If you need to extend the cable run and it is not a 4 wire cable you will need to run a new cable back to the panel.
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i need to move my dryer to another room. How do I go about moving the outlet to the other room?
Can you possibly offer us some more detail?
The way you are asking my only reply would be call an electrician.
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