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

Do French & Trench Drains Need a Trap?

A French drain vs. Trench drain

If you look under your kitchen or bathroom sink, you’ll find a U- or an S-shaped pipe underneath the drain opening. This is known as a drain trap. This is necessary to create an air trap to prevent sewer gasses from travelling through the plumbing and into your home. However, a question arises; do outdoor … Read more