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Here’s a beginning wiring tip from a pro, Cliff Popejoy, a leadman on a volunteer crew for Habitat for Humanity in Sacramento, California. It may be counter-intuitive, but a longer bit is better for tight spots. Watch as Cliff demonstrates the technique for drilling through studs with only four inches of clearance on a side.
For more advanced wiring information read his article, Subpanels: Bring Big Amps to Distant Spaces.
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If the kitchen's a long way from the service entrance, a subpanel can add convenience and save energyby Clifford A. Popejoy
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