Can Romex be used in PVC outside?

Answer On One Hand: Outdoor Use is ProhibitedRomex cannot be used in PVC outside. The International Residential Building Code and the National Electric Code do not allow for Romex to be used anywhere exce... Read More »

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Can Romex wire be used outdoors?

Romex is not intended for outdoor applications. The thin plastic sheathing of Romex will not prevent outdoor moisture from entering the wire, even when installed inside of a conduit. For exterior w... Read More »

What is a 10 gauge romex used for?

Ten gauge Romex is used to wire a circuit subjected to the electrical load demanded of a heavy appliance such as an air conditioner, heater or on a circuit powering a large bank of high intensity l... Read More »

Can 5.8 ghz cordless phones be used outside?

Cordless phones can be used within range of their base, whether inside or outside. However, most models of cordless phones are not made to be waterproof. Uniden makes a model that you can use that ... Read More »

Can chalkboard paint be used outside?

Most chalkboard paints are designed exclusively for use on indoor surfaces, but the Australian company Porter's Original Paints makes a chalkboard paint which can be used either indoors or outdoor... Read More »