Electrical Wiring in the Home/Basement Finishing


I have to run seperate cables to a new kitchen.
(2) 14-2, (1) 12-3, 1 #6 240V. can I staple them together,
then run all 4 cables through the same drilled holes in the studs?

I don't know of anything that directly says you can't do it.  However, you may run into some problems. That is a lot of wires for one staple.  And you don't want to damage the wire.

That is a pretty big hole in the stud at one place. You also have to be careful you don't run a nail into it. It would probably be better to run several smaller holes.  Be sure to us kick plates so that the wires are protected in the holes.
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Bob Sponaugle


Just about any home wiring question. (not appliance repair) I have done all kinds of home wiring for myself, including adding a new breaker box, etc. Please, questions from North America only. Please be specific with details.

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