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Rerouting electricity Answered

Hello. I have an apartment with no ceiling lights. I want to reroute electricity from the outlets to the ceiling. Is there anyway I can do this without breaking the wall or using molding? I basically want to get my wires together, electric tape them in place, plaster and paint over them. I was told to do it with surface wires but i cant find any more info. Help!

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Downunder35m

4 years ago

If you are not qualified let someone with the right qualification / trade cert do it!
Your question shows me that you lack the required skills so it might be a good idea to go to a hardware store or the sparky of your choice to get some ideas and knoff hoff ;)

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caitlinsdad

4 years ago

I have installed surface wiring a few times You essentially install an extender cover box over an existing outlet or switch where you can tap into the power lines, use either the small narrow metal conduit or flatter plastic conduit to route to your ceiling electrical box to mount the light fixture. They have various fittings to make the conduit turn right angles or around corners to hug the wall. Know how to do house wiring safely or get a professional to install it. Good luck..

http://howto.homedepot.com/videos/watch/1094587300...