adding a receptacle

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Old 12-04-04, 02:31 PM
Ron57
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adding a receptacle

I want to add a receptacle in my bedroom. Is it possible for me to get my power for the receptacle from my ceiling fan (which is controlled by a switch) without the switch controlling the receptacle. In other words I want the receptacle to always hot. Thanks
 
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Old 12-04-04, 02:41 PM
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That depends. How man wires are in the ceiling box where the fan is attached?
 
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Old 12-04-04, 02:44 PM
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Just two. Old house
 
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Old 12-04-04, 02:48 PM
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Nope. One of lines is always switched.
 
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Old 12-04-04, 03:46 PM
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You can't get power from the ceiling fan box, but you probably can from the switch box, or from any other receptacle box in the room, or from probably a dozen other places.
 
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