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Old 11-27-2010, 06:04 PM   #1
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I've heard that conduit must be used in Chicago residential wiring. If this is true what size conduit is to be used & what kind of wall studs are used in the construction of the home? Also if conduit is used how is a rewire done???

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Most residential wiring uses 1/2 inch or 3/4 inch conduit--

Must residential framing in this area is with 2x4 and 2x6 studs----

Rewiring is easy as can be----Pull the old wires out of the conduit--push new ones in!!!!!!!!!!!-Mike-

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Do you know how many inspections are needed in new construction for electrical from start to finish to be done by the inspector?
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Do you know how many inspections are needed in new construction for electrical from start to finish to be done by the inspector?
Useally 2 one at rough in and one at final { trim up } and the inspectors will use the most recent NEC code plus other codes if need to depending on the inspector itself if qualifed to cover other areas { I am sure most will be doing like that unless you have delicated inspector aka electrical inspector , plumming inspector etc etc }

It the same way with remodeling too so there is not much diffrence there and a tip to ya anytime the wall is open up to bare stud then the new modern codes do kick in and no grandfather clause will kick in at all.

{ building structure it will depending on the set up and what the inspector have to say }

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