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02:38PM | 11/02/08
Member Since: 10/30/08
3 lifetime posts
Hi all;

Im installing a new medicine cabinet and a small sconce in my old NYC bathroom. The walls are lath and plaster, and I have already removed the 1940's cabinet that was recessed. I drywalled up the hole, and want to use the original sconce electrical mount and keep the 2 socket outlet thats already on the wall. I cannot open the wall to do any work, and I dont want to/cant replace any of the ancient wiring that exists. The cabinet is a wall-mount unit and has built in lights and a single socket, prewired by the manufacturer with two pairs and a ground wire that I need to connect to power as well. Without ripping out all electric and replacing/re-running wiring (not allowed by building), how can I safely wire the cabinet, wall sconce and existing outlet? Thanks in advance!
8449 new cabinet and scon

doug seibert

06:29AM | 11/03/08
Member Since: 08/10/02
842 lifetime posts
DIY requires ownership......If you don't own shouldn't be messing with it.......

Your situation is dangerous....

Call the Landlord

"......measure Once.....cut Twice....

throw that one away and cut a new one...."

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