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#40224 - 07/15/04 04:30 PM UF Cable Permitted in Screened Porches
acetoday Offline

Registered: 09/18/03
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Is it permissable to install UF cable in a screened porch so long as you adhere to general wiring methods?

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#40225 - 07/15/04 05:29 PM Re: UF Cable Permitted in Screened Porches
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#40226 - 07/15/04 07:55 PM Re: UF Cable Permitted in Screened Porches
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you need to treat uf as if it were regular romex being used. if open wall (screen) you need to use conduit to sleeve the wire


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