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Old 08-16-14, 06:22 PM
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Conduit

I'm going to have a large concrete patio poured in the near future, and before that happens I'd like to bury a conduit in case I decided in the future that I need to route some electrical wiring across my back yard for some reason.

Once the patio is poured, there will be a continuous expanse of concrete or pool from four about 40', starting from the house and extending into the back yard.

Any suggestions as to what type of conduit (and the diameter) I should use?

Thanks for any tips.
 
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Old 08-16-14, 07:26 PM
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Do you have any ideas on any potential future usages that would need electric?
 
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Old 08-16-14, 07:38 PM
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pcboss, I don't have specific plans in mind that would require electric. My idea for putting down conduit is in case the need arises.
 
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Old 08-16-14, 07:41 PM
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If you installed1" PVC that would allow a decent sized feeder for something like a hot tub or an outbuilding.
 
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1" PCV. That's what I'll go with.

Thanks, pcboss!!
 
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It never hurts to run a few of them. PVC is inexpensive and you may want to run feeders, branch circuits, speaker wires, cable tv, etc.
 
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wirenut1100, that's a good idea. I hadn't thought of that. Thanks.
 
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