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  1. Electrical
    i understand that, in my jurisdiction, if a circuit travels more than 2 floors, the cable must be armored. however, i wonder if circuit branches (single pieces of cable) that do not change vertically much and are not used for traveling the current but are used for switches or lights, if they...
  2. Electrical
    I hate two-prong outlets. I have one in a box that is cemented in the wall with no access to the type AC (armored cable) feeding it. (It used to be a fireplace.) Among the thousands of threads I have read it was said that one should not depend on the armor as a ground conductor. However NEC 2011...
  3. Electrical
    I know this has been posted before but I've read conflicting reports as to what is ok by NEC. My house was re-wired with 2-wire armored cable (wired in 1993) so this is not the old armored cable people talk about. I'm assuming armored cable was used because of nails etc. behind the walls. I've...
  4. Electrical
    I am in the process of renovating a bedroom and I am replacing the wiring since the walls are removed. Armored cable was originally run from a nearby bathroom and then to the bedrooms light fixture where it split--one to the bedroom light switch and then another line to a receptacle. That...
  5. Electrical
    I am in the process of renovating a room in Albany, NY, and have exposed the studs in order to add insulation and re-do the old wiring. I plan on using NM (Romex) wire, and plan on running the NM down a plumbing chase to the basement, and then run to the electrical panel. Does the NM have to...
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