Moving a wall outlet

Old 01-03-03, 07:21 AM
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Moving a wall outlet

I need to move two wall outlets connected on the same circuit. It's an old house and the outlets must have been added during a relatively recent renovation, because the wires connecting them are external to the wall (covered by a long, thin protective box). Does anyone know if this is something that a novice can do? How might I go about it?

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Old 01-03-03, 08:40 AM
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depends on what exactly you want to do. it sounds like these receps are installed in wiremold. if you just want to move the wiremold, you can get any extra lengths and boxes you may need from an elect supply, the depot or lowes. this is relatively simple to do. if you want to put these in the wall it increases the difficulty a bit. post back.
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This is most likely something a novice could do with a little work and research. My suggestion to you is if you are a novice go pick up a good Do It Yourself book. Read a little it would explain a lot then come back and ask the questions you have. Without a little back ground you might have more problems then you would think, reading is the best way to prepare yourself for the job.

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