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Install Wiring for an Outside Light

Armando in New Jersey asks: We are going to install an outside light with conduit. Can We use MC cable (BX cable )inside the conduit?


Wiring for an Outside Light
Electrical Question: We are going to install outside light with conduit can We use MC cable (BX)inside the conduit
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We are going to install the wiring for an outside light. We are considering installing conduit. Can we use MC cable (BX Cable) inside the conduit?
Thank you.

This electrical wiring question came from Armando, a Handyman in Carltadt , New Jersey.

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How to Wire an Outside Light

Application: Install Wiring for an Outside Light.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced – Best performed by a Licensed Electrical Contractor, or Certified Electrician.
Electrical Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools, Voltage Tester, and appropriate Safety Gear.
Estimated Time: Depends on the personal level experience, ability to work with tools, install electrical circuit wiring, and the available access to the project area.
Electrical Safety: Identify the electrical power source to the , turn it OFF and Tag with a Note before working with the electrical wiring.
Electrical Wiring Parts and Materials: Electrical parts and materials for the should be approved for the specific project and compliant with local and national electrical codes.
Electrical Codes and Inspections: Installing or changing home electrical wiring should be done according to local and national electrical codes as adopted in Carltadt , New Jersey. A permit and inspections may also be required.

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