Adding Power Outside From Old Wiring


Old 12-11-15, 08:48 AM
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Adding Power Outside From Old Wiring

I'd like to have power supplied to my backyard, using the existing wires, drill through the wall/brick, connecting outdoor Romex wiring, using a weatherproof outlet outside, and finally add a light fixture from the newly installed outlet wiring. My concerns are that the wiring in our home has no ground, how would I connect the Romex wire? Any other advice or suggestions would be highly appreciated, I thank you in advance.
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Old 12-11-15, 08:51 AM
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It is not legal to extend any ungrounded wiring.

You would need to install a new circuit from your circuit panel to the outdoor location.
Old 12-11-15, 09:11 AM
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What wiring method do you have in your house ?

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