How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask canuck the pro Your Own Question
canuck the pro
canuck the pro, Handyman
Category: Home Improvement
Satisfied Customers: 2848
Experience:  i have extensive experience in the home improvement industry. my current job is at lowes home improvement.
64367226
Type Your Home Improvement Question Here...
canuck the pro is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Should the bare copper ground wire that leaves my box and

This answer was rated:

Should the bare copper ground wire that leaves my box and runs to the ground rods run through conduit inside the home? The old ground was exposed

Hi, I'm Mike and I have 20+ years of experience in the home improvement field. I'll be glad to assist you today.

The ground wire is not required to be in conduit unless it is in an area that could be damaged. An example of that would be if it were running outside in an exposed area in which case it would then require conduit for the section that is exposed to damage. If it does require conduit then it cannot be NEC.

NEC is metal conduit.

canuck the pro and other Home Improvement Specialists are ready to help you

Related Home Improvement Questions