Outdoor Outlet Box


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Old 04-23-15, 07:37 PM
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Outdoor Outlet Box

Anyone know of any outdoor, flush-mount, boxes? All the ones I see stick out from the house. Thanks.
 
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Old 04-23-15, 07:48 PM
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What will you be installing the box in ?

You can use a standard cut-in gem box for installation into wood.

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Old 04-23-15, 08:17 PM
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Arlington has an in use box with cover that is close to flush.
 
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I was just going to cut a hole in my cedar siding. I have access to the rear of it since it's in the basement.

pjmax, is there some of cover or plate that would make it a little more waterproof?
 
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Old 04-23-15, 08:43 PM
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If you're putting this through an outside wall, the cover plate is what will make it weather proof. It should seal and cover the outlets. Just purchase the cover for the siding you have.
 
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Old 04-23-15, 09:09 PM
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Just about any of the in-use cover systems will fit over the cut-in gem box. A little bead of silicone around the top and two sides will keep the water out.

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I believe pcBoss was referring to this style of box and plate where the plastic box gets cut into the wall.

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Arlington DBVR1C-1 Outdoor Electrical Box with Weatherproof Cover for Flat Surface Construction - Amazon

 
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Very nice PJmax, I like those.
 
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Old 04-24-15, 04:01 AM
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That is the one Pete, thanks.
 
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Great, thanks............
 
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What about one of those blue old-work boxes from HD, would that work?
 
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What about one of those blue old-work boxes from HD, would that work?
Yes. .................................
 
 

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