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Old 06-25-2009, 01:02 PM  
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Default Running electrical wire in an offgrade house.

Hi all,

I have an old offgrade concrete block house in Jacksonville, FL built probably in the late 50's or 60's. The old gray non-grounded wire. The house has a 2 in 12 pitch roof as well: very shallow. I re-wired part of the house myself under permit from the city: kitchen and bathrooms to be specific (I tested for it, etc). I am now thinking of re-wiring the remainder of the house as the old cable is getting rather brittle.

My question is: If you were to re-wire a house with a shallow 2 in 12 pitch attic area that also had an offgrade area, what cable would you run where? All lighting fixtures and switches through the attic, and receps through the offgrade area?



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Old 06-25-2009, 02:19 PM  
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What does "offgrade" mean?

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What kind of wiring did you use in the job you completed so far? Why do you think any further wiring would necessarily be different?
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What does the pitch of the roof and "off grade" (whatever that is) have to do with what wire you use?
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