Moving Vanity Light Box


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Old 03-29-17, 12:14 PM
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Moving Vanity Light Box

I'd like to raise this thread again, as I have reverse situation. I'd like to remove my vanity light and add a new LED mirror, requiring me to abandon the existing wall box and extend down to a new box. I'd rather not pull and replace all the wiring from the switch (I could as it comes from above), so I'd like to add a 2 foot extension from the existing box, but was told by a friend that this is not allowed.

Alternatively, I could could cut the wire in the attic, add a metal junction box up there, and then just run the new wire down to the location, then remove the old box.

Appreciate comments on what is allowed - or where I could read up on whats allowed in Connecticut.

Thanks,
 
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Old 03-29-17, 02:48 PM
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I'd like to raise this thread again
Not allowed. Always start your own thread.I have started a thread for you.
so I'd like to add a 2 foot extension from the existing box, but was told by a friend that this is not allowed.
He is correct if the box will not remain accessible.
I could could cut the wire in the attic, add a metal junction box up there, and then just run the new wire down to the location, then remove the old box.
That would be a good solution so long as that box is accessible from the attic.
where I could read up on whats allowed
The book Wiring Simplified is one often recomended here.
 
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Old 03-30-17, 11:15 AM
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Thank you. I will go with the new jbox in the attic, and get the book
 
 

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