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Installing a Garage Electrical Circuit

By Dave Rongey - Summary:

Installing Garage Electrical Wiring: Sizing Electrical Wire for a Garage Panel, What size wire should I run from my house to my garage?

Wiring a Garage Circuit

Electrical Question: What size wire should I run from my house to my garage?

This electrical wiring question came from: Bill, a Handyman from Senecaville, Ohio.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Bill.

Installing Garage Electrical Wiring

Application: Installing a Garage Electrical Circuit.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced – Best installed by a Licensed Contractor or Certified Electrician.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools, electric drill, auger bits and extension cord.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience, ability to work with tools and install electrical circuit wiring.
Notice: Installing additional circuit wiring should be done through the local building authority, installed according to applicable local and national electrical codes, with a permit, and have the required inspections

Sizing Electrical Wire for a Garage Panel
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