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#40691 - 07/31/04 12:57 PM Insulation covering junction boxes
Limerance Offline
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Registered: 11/15/02
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Several years ago I did a lot of rewiring in the attic with junction boxes and thinwall and then fishing down the walls with romex. Now I would like to cover the attic floor with batts and/or blown-in insulation.

How can I mark the location of the junction boxes which will be covered with insulation----dowels, stakes, what??????

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#40692 - 07/31/04 04:34 PM Re: Insulation covering junction boxes
earlydean Offline

Registered: 12/22/03
Posts: 749
Loc: Griswold, CT, USA
Whatever works for you. I like red plastic burial tape stapled to the trusses or joists and tied to the cable or pipe below the box.

#40693 - 08/03/04 07:10 PM Re: Insulation covering junction boxes
Dave55 Offline

Registered: 05/08/04
Posts: 666
Loc: Crystal Lake, Illinois, USA
This isn't quite answering your question, Limerace, but I go in attics where the boxes are almost always buried under insulation. Usually I can follow the thinwall to the boxes. It sounds like your own place. You could draw yourself a plan & staple it to the scuttle hole cover.



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