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Old 10-21-2017, 07:40 PM  
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Just a fun project for my house.

See the switch to the left of the towel? I want to move it under the medicine cabinet. I know how to cut the drywall and hook up the wiring to the switch, but how do I move the wire?

Fish tape? Fish rods? Glow rods?


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Old 10-22-2017, 12:37 AM  
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Basically, I would have to use glow rods and flex bit to drill the entire path marked in red? Is this possible?

I assume there is not insulation on an interior wall?


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Old 10-22-2017, 05:56 AM  
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You should recall, from previous posting, you'll be asked how many conductors are in the
existing switch box, and if there are just 3, a black, a white and a ground its only a switch leg, however if there are more than 3 conductors, you probably also have a hot pair.

Which side of the recp. is the wall stud on?

If you have an accessible attic you may not need to damage the walls, at all.
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What light does that switch control? The one over the medicine cabinet?
If so, and if it only has one leg in the current box, you may be able to just pull your wire down from the light and won't need to run it across the wall.

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