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Mount an Electrical Box in a Tight Spot

With limited space to swing a hammer, there are still ways to install the box securely

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Nailing an electrical box in tight quarters can be frustrating, but Cliff Popejoy, a leadman on a volunteer crew for Habitat for Humanity, has a few ideas to make the task a little easier. He even demonstrates a way to save the box when it doesn’t go exactly as planned.

Cliff’s article Rough Electrical Wiring gives a complete primer for wiring a house. Check it out.


From Fine Homebuilding 144, pp. 76-81
January 1, 2002


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