Does Wiring in a Crawl Space Need Conduit?

Crawl space wiring

We recently discussed the details of what kind of wire you should use in a crawl space and discussed the importance of finding the right one – and making sure it is secured properly. When wiring in an attic or basement crawl space, you need to remember that you won’t have the same freedom as what … Read more

Can You Drywall Over A Junction Box?

Can you drywall over a junction box?

We recently discussed the intricacies and code requirements about how you can insulate a junction box. As a result of that article, many DIY-ers asked whether it is a good idea to drywall over a junction box. This might seem necessary when you need to make repairs to the current wiring in place or when … Read more

How to Run Electrical Wire Under Outdoor Decks

Electrical wire spool

When you build a deck or a patio on your lawn, you will, of course, have to wire the thing itself or you may even have to run other electrical wires underneath it (except the main, of course). Regardless of what you’re wiring under, the wiring will eventually be exposed to water and other external elements. There … Read more

Can You Strip Romex & Run It in a Conduit?

Romex wire which is stripped at one end

When it comes to DIY electrical projects, one of the favorite points inspectors look at is the proper use of wires for outdoor and indoor application. And when it comes to heavy duty wiring, Romex is well-known because of its cost-effectiveness, versatility, and utility. The application of Romex wires is limitless, but most DIY-ers often find … Read more