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lucapsan

12:08AM | 10/23/05
Member Since: 08/04/04
21 lifetime posts
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I want to move a wall light switch from one wall to another without going into the wall. Is there a channel to carry the wiring over the outside of the wall? Thank you...

lucapsan

bink

04:04AM | 10/23/05
Member Since: 01/18/99
47 lifetime posts
Yes, there is. The one that I am familiar with is made by Wiremold. It is a surface-modunted raceway for just the purpose that you want. Most big box store, like Homedepost, Ace Hardware carry it.

Check this URL for what it looks like.

http://www.wiremold.com/www/consumer/products/nonmetallic_raceway/index.asp

Let us know how it works out.

lucapsan

12:50PM | 10/24/05
Member Since: 08/04/04
21 lifetime posts
Thank you for your time and advice.

lucapsan

doug seibert

03:38PM | 10/24/05
Member Since: 08/10/02
843 lifetime posts
.....as an alternative to rewiring you could install a master at the current location and slave battery powered 3-way switch at your new location.....

http://www.smarthome.com/2531.HTML

tsimko

05:37AM | 10/28/05
Member Since: 12/28/04
48 lifetime posts
find and mark your wall studs. rill 1" holes next to the studs. pull a pull string through the holes and then pull a jumper wire through. wire the switch and mud up the holes...
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