DIY Home Improvement, Remodeling & Repair Forum > DIY Home Improvement > Electrical and Wiring > Breaker panel install




Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 11-27-2009, 05:42 PM  
jmac
Junior Member
registry_dropdown_17115_37183
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 5
Default Breaker panel install

I've just installed a 100 Amp panel in between the 2 x 4 studs in my garage wall to run power up to the 2nd floor where I'm creating an apartment. I plan to run the wiring up from the top of the box. should I put in some 2 x cleats above the panel to staple the romex to so that the cable stays in the center of the cavity?


jmac is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-27-2009, 08:37 PM  
Johnboy555
Member
registry_dropdown_5176_37187
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Lake Forest, CA (Orange County)
Posts: 52
Default

I wouldn't think that would be necessary. It can't be more than 4' to the ceiling, probably more like 2'. Just attach them to the upstairs studs.


Johnboy555 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-28-2009, 08:38 AM  
kok328
Supporting Member
HRT_SUPPORTER.png
registry_dropdown_4883_37194
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Grand Blanc, MI
Posts: 2,315
Liked 144 Times on 122 Posts
Likes Given: 71

Default

Yes but, not necessarily for the reason you stated.
kok328 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2009, 01:55 AM  
joe cool
Junior Member
registry_dropdown_15156_37207
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 7
Default

Keep your cables separated. If you bundle them you are not allowed to pull the full capacity of current through them.
joe cool is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter DIY Home Repair Forum Replies Last Post
hot tub sub panel help seaox Electrical and Wiring 4 10-20-2009 06:53 PM
Is this a 'proper' way to install a new electrical panel? viki412ag Electrical and Wiring 10 04-15-2009 07:54 AM
Exterior breaker panel for adding a barn jayhalfpipe Electrical and Wiring 3 11-01-2008 10:35 AM
Panel or subpanel rjarrett001 Electrical and Wiring 5 02-14-2008 05:22 PM
Service/breaker panel capacity question... tenderton Electrical and Wiring 1 10-13-2006 05:08 AM

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS