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Outlets recessed in brick #196653
10/19/10 11:46 PM
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Merlin  Offline OP
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i am wiring a new construction home that is all brick. I am looking for past experience as to what works best for outside outlet boxes. I see Arlington makes some recessed boxes.....are they any good? Any suggestions would be appreciated. What about vinyl siding or stone verneer?
Thanks, Merlin

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Re: Outlets recessed in brick [Re: Merlin] #196657
10/20/10 02:36 AM
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I did some in block walls and used metal masonry boxes. That worked out OK.


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Re: Outlets recessed in brick [Re: gfretwell] #196660
10/20/10 08:28 AM
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Metal masonry boxes work, as Greg said.

The newer 'recessed' non-metalic boxes work also. They feature a version that complies with the weatherproof-while-in-use requirements, and only protrudes 1/2 to 3/4" approx.

Depends on the appearance you or the client want!



John
Re: Outlets recessed in brick [Re: HotLine1] #196663
10/20/10 10:16 AM
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I have used arlington boxes many times (on a stucco finish wall) and it works perfect.

I assume this is what you referring to for brick installation.
http://www.arlcatalog.com/Weatherpr...X%20for%20New%20Brick%20Construction.htm


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Re: Outlets recessed in brick [Re: Niko] #196666
10/20/10 03:00 PM
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That's it.


John
Re: Outlets recessed in brick [Re: HotLine1] #196673
10/20/10 11:40 PM
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Merlin  Offline OP
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I am refering to red brick exterior. I would like to use a non-metallic box.

Re: Outlets recessed in brick [Re: Niko] #196674
10/21/10 12:02 AM
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leland  Offline
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Lowell area, Ma. USA
Originally Posted by Niko
I have used arlington boxes many times (on a stucco finish wall) and it works perfect.

I assume this is what you referring to for brick installation.
http://www.arlcatalog.com/Weatherpr...X%20for%20New%20Brick%20Construction.htm


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Re: Outlets recessed in brick [Re: leland] #196699
10/21/10 11:32 PM
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Watch out for those arlington plstc setups. The covers break off and then you have to get creative. Masonary box and a in use cover works well. I think they make them in bronze.

Ob


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