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Electric wire in the garage

Posted by Bruce M on January 18th, 1998 12:49 AM
In reply to garage wiring by karl on January 17th, 1998 10:19 PM [Go to top of thread]

Hi Karl:
I'm not an electrician, but I had the same question with my garage when I lived in S. California, and fortunately, my neighbor was a retired electrician.

According to him, if you run the wire outside of your studs then it must be in conduit (rigid or flexible). If you run it through the studs you can use sheathed electrical cable. Its been 12 years since I did this, but it passed inspection then. Not sure if the electrical code has changed.


Bruce M

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