Can I splice behind drywall with or without an electrical box?
You may not conceal any electrical splice. All electrical splices or wiring modifications must be contained in an approved electrical enclosure that is…
Electrical Question from Robert about 220 Volt Wiring Splices
Question: Can I splice behind drywall with or without an electrical box for aÂ 10 gauge dryer circuit wire using a Tyco cpgi-hs-slice-kit-uf, UL E91151 and be within code?
Thanks for your electrical question.
Hi Robert – No, you may not conceal any electrical splice. All electrical splices or wiring modifications must be contained in an approved electrical enclosure that is accessible. This can be a junction box that has a blank cover placed on it as long as it is accessible from either side of a wall or accessible within an attic, crawl space or basement area. The only exception applies to direct burial cables where approved splicing methods are used.
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