power to shed. dedicated brkr required?r


Old 11-29-06, 03:23 PM
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power to shed. dedicated brkr required?r

I want to run a light to a shed 30ft away from main house. Is it code legal to tap into an existing junction box in the house or do I need a dedicated line to the main panel in the house?
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Old 11-29-06, 03:26 PM
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It would be legal to extend some existing circuits, but not any existing circuit. Which circuit do you want to extend? What rooms/appliances does it serve now?

I strongly recommend a dedicated circuit to an outbuilding, even if you do find a legal circuit to extend.
Old 11-29-06, 05:06 PM
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Add the new ckt, What inside the house.. another 30' tops?

Use UF cable bury it 18" and your done (kind of).
I don't envy the 30' trench... (thats why I have neighbors kids).

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