Question about power wire on outside???

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Old 08-26-04, 02:10 PM
joex3
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Question about power wire on outside???

Hi, This might sound like a stupid question but any help would be great.
My freinds and I are going to vinyl side my new(to me) 40yr old house.
My concern is the power wire coming down the house into the meter.
Instead of having a electrican disconnect everything can I just cover right over the wire with the vinyl.
Is this safe? Is this legal? Is this against any types of building codes?
Thanks
Joe
 
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Old 08-27-04, 07:42 AM
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I'm searching for the applicable code section, but I am fairly certain that covering SE cable with vinyl siding would not be permitted (let alone a good idea).
 
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Old 08-27-04, 08:41 AM
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No, you cannot cover your service cable.
 
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Old 08-27-04, 05:18 PM
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thank you!!

thanks for the help
 
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