Trying to determine if a line is hot


Old 05-26-19, 02:42 PM
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Trying to determine if a line is hot

Trying to add power to a shed...using a multimeter I donít have enough exposed wire to get a voltage reading on the wires coming from my house. Canít strip any of the covering off(donít know what circuit the wire is on....canít shut off the power at the box). I am stumped...thanks
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Old 05-26-19, 03:27 PM
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I think we need a picture of what you are working with.
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Don't have enough exposed wire/conductor on what? Where are you trying to check voltage?
Old 05-26-19, 03:33 PM
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You need to get to the end of the wire. You can't check in the middle.
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Why canít you shut off power?

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