HOUSE WIRING ROUTING
How to route & locate wires for an electrical plug outlet
Routing, Securing & Protecting Electrical Wires for a New Receptacle. The two sketches below, courtesy of Carson Dunlop, show examples of routing electrical circuit wires through a wood stud wall and through a wall supported by metal studs. The electrical circuit wire must be protected from damage. We don't route electrical wires where they can be punctured by someone driving a nail into a wall to hang
How to Route Electrical Cable in New Construction
Aug 14, 2014Routing Cable in an Attic. When running cable in an attic, you can run it either on top of the joists or through holes drilled in them, depending on their accessibility. In the case of an attic with a permanent staircase or ladder, run the cable at an angle to the structural members and protect it Running Cable Through StudsWhen you have a situation where you need to run cable through wall studs, follow these steps:1Drill a series of 3/4-inch holes through a run of new..Routing Around Doors & WindowsWindows are a little simpler to bypass than doors since most have stud framing below the sill through which you can run the cable. With doors, howe..Routing Cable in An AtticWhen running cable in an attic, you can run it either on top of the joists or through holes drilled in them, depending on their accessibility. In t..