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Old 10-21-2010, 08:38 AM   #1
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New service line in garage...

What is the best way to run a new service line in my garage for a workbench? The panel is in the garage and the outlets will also be in the garage. Would you run it outside in conduit or cut the dry wall so you can run it inside the wall and not have it show?
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Old 10-21-2010, 09:06 AM   #2
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If the panel and new outlets are both in the garage, then don't bring it outside. Why expose it to the elements for no reason? You can either cut holes in the drywall and drill holes in the studs, or run on the surface of the drywall in a raceway to protect it from damage.

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If the garage is attached to the house you will need to preserve or restore the integrity of the firewall.
Answers based on the National Electrical Code. Local amendments may apply. Check with your local building officials.
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