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I looked at a house today that I was interested in buying. The breaker box was stolen and wires cut off 3 foot from the floor..© By: Dave Rongey
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[ad#block]Question: I looked at a house today that I was interested in buying. The breaker box was stolen and wires cut off 3 foot from the floor. Can this be repaired by using junction boxes, or does every wire in the house have to be totally reinstalled. I would like for the home to be up to the current electrical codes.
This electrical question came from: Drew, from Byron, Georgia
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Thanks for your electrical question Drew
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Electrical Wire for the Home
Complete listing of electrical wire types and parts used for home projects with electrical code information serves as selection guidelines.
Electrical Junction Boxes for Home Wiring
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