Can I Splice into Existing Electrical Wire?


You should not splice into anything unless you know what you are doing. However, if you feel the need to splice wires, make sure that you turn off the main power.
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1. Turn off all power to whatever you are working on before you work on splicing. 2. Prepare your wires by stripping one inch of plastic coating from each end using wire strippers
With a screwdriver, knock out two opposing plugs from your metal junction box. Use your pliers to completely remove the plugs. Dispose of the plugs.
Ok, I know you do not want to hear this but I do not recommend doing this unless you know what you are doing. One side of the plug (that goes into the wall) is AC electricity. There
Most likely to extend the length of the wires. But there are rules! You cannot splice electrical wires in walls floors or ceilings. You can no longer use junction boxes inside of
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You can splice into an existing circuit as long as it isn't a switched overhead line maybe in the garage you are splicing into. You also should be sure the circuit is not already heavily overloaded.
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