How to Cap Romex Inside a Junction Box?

Answer Capping Romex inside a junction box becomes necessary when you disconnect one or more cables that joined together in the junction box. It is also necessary to cap wires when a cable run dead-ends i... Read More »

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Can Romex be used in PVC outside?

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 »

Can romex be exposed?

Romex wire can be exposed. The National Electric Code requires that all accessible Romex below 8 feet must be enclosed or protected. Romex can, however, be exposed above the 8-foot level.Source:Naf... Read More »

How to Use Outdoor Romex?

Outdoor Romex -- a brand of nonmetallic electrical cable meant to be installed underground -- is protected by a different exterior insulation material than indoor Romex. Indoor Romex's outer sheath... Read More »

Can you use romex in chicago?

You can not use Romex in most areas of Chicago. Check with your municipality's building department for appropriate codes. Instead of Romex, use BX cable for in-wall electrical work and installation... Read More »