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Old 05-18-2022, 02:10 AM   #1
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Hello,
I am planning on running electric wires inside my platform, between floor joists.

I was wondering what people do with electric sockets ? Do you pin them to the lattice ? Do you use floor sockets ? Do run wires through canvas ?
Interested to hear form others' experience.

Here's one example i've seen :

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Here's one example i've seen
Looks fine & fits optical as necessary interior part.....
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Go for it.
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Old 05-22-2022, 01:04 AM   #4
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The vertical studs that come with most wind kits are awesome for this purpose. They allow you to add outlets or switches at any height vertically and also give you an easy pathway for wire to run overhead lights/smoke detectors/etc. We typically use a cedar moulding to hide the wire nicely.
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I ran the wire along the floor and attached the outlet boxes to the floor. I covered the wire with a flexible mesh. The wire is out of the way where it can not be stepped on.
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Exposed Romex is against code around here and likely everywhere else. BX cable is typically used where wiring is visible.

Exposed romex at foot level, now that I can understand. However the e code is so stringent now it's illegal to have a hanging swag lamp, like over a dining table, with wiring woven in the chain. I mean like, you know, what if it's your bachelor party, and a pole dancer hopped on top of the table grabbed the swag chain and blew her pasties off while getting her groove on. Guys would catch her if she fell. It isn't like she'd really get hurt or anything. haha

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