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Wiring Under Cabinet Lights

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What type of wire should I use for under cabinet lights? Electrical Wire for Under Cabinet Lights

Under Cabinet Lights

Electrical Question: What type of wire should I use for under cabinet lights?

This electrical wiring question came from: Laura, from Buffalo, New York.
Additional Comments: Great Site.

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

Electrical Wiring Under Cabinet Lights

Application: Installing Under Cabinet Light Fixtures.
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate – Best performed by a Licensed Electrician.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools and a Voltage Tester.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience, ability to work with tools and access to the light fixture wiring.
Precaution: Identify the light circuit, turn it OFF and Tag it with a Note before working with the wiring.
Notice: Installing additional light fixture wiring should be done according to NEC Electrical Codes, with a permit and be inspected.

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