electrical outlets


Old 11-03-05, 06:08 PM
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We are refinishing our family room in the basement. One wall is all concrete painted white, which we like the way it is. Does anyone have any suggestions as to how we could put in elelctrical outlets without putting up wall board as we want to keep the wall the way it is. We don't want a half wall or anything like that. Also our door leading to the outside leaks under neath the door frame, how does one fix that, There is no cover outside over the door there is a stairwell leading down to the door and there is a drain there but the water still seeps in underneath. What is the best way to fix that?

Thanks for any help.
Old 11-03-05, 09:25 PM
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Only way to wire outlets in on that wall is with some sort of ridgid tubing aka conduit or strips.

Leaking water under the threshold-if current door is good, remove it from opening and reseal under threshold and reinstall door. If door is in so-so shape, install a new door and seal accordingly prior to setting door into opening.
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As stated earlier, install conduit piping to the location of your proposed outlets. You coudl paint this white to try and hide it.

For the door, I would check the slope to the drain. Oviously there is a problem with the slope if the water is flowing towards the door and not the drain.
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You would probably like a product called wiremold better than conduit. Check out their website.


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