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#84583 - 04/12/03 01:43 AM running romex outdoors  
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Is there any problem with running romex up under an eve of a home as long as it is out of the weather and not subject to mechanical damage?


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#84584 - 04/12/03 01:47 AM Re: running romex outdoors  
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no it is not good idea to run romax for any outdoor appaction the uf wire will be better useage due it say for underground and sunlight restent and i am sure the ahj inspecter will say just use the uf wire other wise run in the conduct with twhn wire as need i am sure few other sparky will say the same answer what i say

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#84585 - 04/12/03 05:34 AM Re: running romex outdoors  
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They still build residential garages with exposed studs and romex run in them and thats just as much outdoors.


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#84586 - 04/12/03 07:06 AM Re: running romex outdoors  
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Uses not permitted for NM cable, 334.12(A)(10)d, "Where exposed or subject to excessive moisture or dampness".


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#84587 - 04/12/03 07:29 AM Re: running romex outdoors  
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Run it in UF.



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