pull extra wire for future expansion?

Old 08-19-14, 10:07 AM
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pull extra wire for future expansion?

Im running a circuit for a power vent w/h. Its going to a junction box close by to the new heater and then to the outlet. I was thinking of pulling an extra pair of wires in the same conduit in case. Im not sure what the "in case" is though.

My panel is almost full as it is.... I have 3 available spaces (1 of which goes to the w/h).

Am I wasting wire/$ and that extra space?
Old 08-19-14, 10:22 AM
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The good thing about conduit is if you don't pull extra wires now you always can in the future.
Old 08-19-14, 12:12 PM
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I agree. If it is conduit, it will be very easy to add another wire(s) later. That's the beauty of conduit.

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