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Want to power a new switch from an existing outlet, which

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Want to power a new switch from an existing outlet, which controls another new outlet.Thanks!
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  AssuredElectrical replied 1 year ago.

Welcome. My name is ***** ***** would be glad to assist.

If you could clarify the information a little more, please?

You want add a switch to operate a new receptacle?

The power that you have available is at an existing receptacle?

Is all that correct?

Any cables installed as yet? Or at the beginning?

Let me know and we can continue,

Thanks

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
You want add a switch to operate a new receptacle?Yes, to control an outletThe power that you have available is at an existing receptacle?Yes. Would install switch next to an existing outletIs all that correct?Any cables installed as yet? Or at the beginning?I have not done a thing.Thanks in advance!
Expert:  AssuredElectrical replied 1 year ago.

Ok, thanks

Made a quick diagram for your addition below, click the blue link to view

Let me know and questions.

Thanks

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have not opened up the outlet box, but I see red, black and white wires elsewhere at light switches. Ignore the red?"Two blacks connected together with a short black to switch"would be a T...right?Is there a way to switch the one of the two outlets and continous power to the other?
Expert:  AssuredElectrical replied 1 year ago.

Ok, I am not understanding the last part.

It sounds like you want to do something different now?

Please explain what it is you want to do and I can then work on a new diagram.

It is best to know beforehand.

Thanks

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