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Installing Home Electrical Wiring

By Dave Rongey - Summary:

Is it permissible to install Romex electrical wire through stud bore hole’s (inside the wall) located above doors and windows…

Electrical Question from Curtis about Installing Home Electrical Wiring
Background: Curtis, a Homeowner from State College, Pennsylvania

Question: Is it permissible to run/install Romex electrical wire through stud bore hole’s (inside the wall) located above doors and windows?

Additional Comments: So far so good.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Curtis.
Yes – just make sure the holes are drilled in the center of the studs and use safety plates where the wire may be vulnerable to nails or screw when applying the finished wall covering materials.

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