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How To Wire Split Outlets... Step #3: Run a New Wire
Run wire through a wall.

Run wire through a wall.

Timothy Thiele

Locate the hot wire feeding the switch and disconnect it from the switch. Run an electrical wire down the wall to new box. Install a 12-3 NM wire that has a ground wire. Leave about 6 - 8 inches of wire hanging out of the boxes.

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