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  1. Electrical
    I'm getting ready to install a transfer switch next to my main panel, but in order to install it I need to move some on-wall conduit out of the way. Here's what the space looks like now, with the prior conduit positions shown: And here's what I want it to look like: The conduit will...
  2. Electrical
    • Plan to install 240V 6-20R receptacle to left of window (see photo), for portable EV charger, approx 6 ft. horizontal run • Portable EV charger has built-in GFCI protection - don't plan on using GFCI breaker • In summer, window is left open - some rain below window is possible • Existing...
  3. Electrical
    I need to add a smoke detector to a property. I can not drill through the walls. Can I tap off the outlet with 14/2 romex and put it in a metal raceway up to the smoke?? I have heard that 14/2 cant go through the raceway...but i plan to remove the sheathing does this make it appropriate (its...
  4. Electrical
    OK. So the cheapass homebrew raceway the last owner of this house put in has turned out to be dangerous – all the decorative metal outlet plates became hot :vs_mad:. All right, then, time to replace it. My local Platt has modestly-priced Legrand (formerly Wiremold) 500-series raceway that looks...
  5. Electrical
    I am thinking of using raceway to add an outlet to an existing circuit. Can I run THHN wires through the raceway or must I use Romex? And what would be the maximum fill for 1/2" raceway? Would 3 12 AWG THHN wires, or 12/3 Romex, fit safely?
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