Pre-wire for under-cabinet lights

Old 10-12-15, 01:38 PM
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Pre-wire for under-cabinet lights


I'm in the process of remodeling my kitchen. It's been mostly gutted as I've taken down the old cabinets and back splash. I have also moved electrical outlets and added some recessed lights and a couple of LED pendants. I would like to wire for some under-cabinet lights but can't seem to find much guidance on the requirements for running electrical. Some questions I have; do I need to add a junction box behind the drywall? If not should I use BX cable? If I'm using BX will it just hang out of the wall underneath the cabinets?

I would appreciate any advice or direction, thanks!
Old 10-12-15, 02:44 PM
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NM (romex) cable is fine. No junction boxes. I like to mount the lights as far back as possible, which puts the romex running directly into wall. When hanging the upper cabinets, romex coming out of wall can be moved up or down to exact location.

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