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Old 06-12-14, 07:00 AM
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receptacles

Have a finished sunroom and would like to add some receptacles from outside
light.
There is a black and white wire going to light.
There is also 2 additional black and white wires in the box.
They must run to 2 additional lights on the side of the house.
Is it possible to run a receptacle from the light without being controlled by the switch?
Thank you in advance
 
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Old 06-12-14, 07:30 AM
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Are the other two black wires also controlled by the switch? They would have to be hot all the time for you to use them.
 
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Old 06-12-14, 07:37 AM
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In addition to the switch problem you need to consider the load of every thing on the circuit, not just the lights. A new circuit is probably best. If you have outside receptacles that are seldom used you might consider using that circuit.
 
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Thank you for the response
Yes the other wires are also controlled by the switch.
A series of 3 coach style lamps, 1 at the front where the switch is and 2 at the side at driveway
on the same switch.
 
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If power comes in at one of the lights rather then the switch you might be able to come off the switch. If the switch has a black wire and a white wire not two blacks you may be in luck.
 
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