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Old 09-30-2012, 04:08 PM   #1
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is it ok to run wiring exsposed under a eave for flood lights

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Old 09-30-2012, 04:38 PM   #2
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Yes, UF cable, but it won't look very nice.

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You could use cable designed for wet locations.
It's grey in color.
You could try painting it to be less noticeable.

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no, all exposed cabling should be enclosed within ducting or conduit for mechanical protection.

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More misinformation.

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More misinformation.

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He has an Australian URL. His statement may be true down there but not under the NEC.
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Most everything, anywhere in or outside the home, here has to be in conduit.

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