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Old 11-10-2010, 04:36 PM   #1
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Recessed lighting under a deck

I want to put some recessed lights outside under my deck. The deck is a solid deck so its dry underneath. I have lights that are rated for damp locations but I was wondering about the wire. Do I need to used conduit if its all up in between the joists of the deck? Or can I just use regular indoor wire? The switch is inside and the wire will exit the interior of the house up in between the deck joists.

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Old 11-11-2010, 11:17 AM   #2
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Recessed lighting under a deck

Use UF cable. Inside wire (NM) is not allowed outside in damp or wet locations.

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