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Hiding lighting socket strip

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Hi there, 

Does anyone have any suggestions for hiding the socket strip / power board used in wiring? 

Putting it under the house seems like an option, but I'd rather not have to turn my house upside down to look at the socket strip. 

Thanks! 

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For my Beacon Hill, I am going to construct a cover from contractor's foam board and camouflage it as part of the landscaping. An old fashioned slanting cellar door is another option, as is a small shed beside the house, a dog house, or any other type of outdoor construction. All removable, of course. A friend of mine put it under the house but hinged the foundation wall so she could lift it up to reach the sockets. 

I agree, putting it under the house would be the pits when it needs attention.

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The house I just donated has the connections under the house’s 4” foundation. I carefully stapled the cord with a staple gun to the underside and used heavy duct tape to secure it. I made a notch in the foundation so the cord would thread outward. Now it’s very secure and I don’t think there will ever be a need to turn the house upside down.

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1 hour ago, Sable said:

I don’t think there will ever be a need to turn the house upside down.

I like the way you secured it. I was thinking that if there is a fuse involved, it could be an issue. 

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Where does a fuse go? I don’t think I’ve ever seen a spot to replace one. In the transformer?

Edit: sorry my system is a tapewire system not a wire strip system. I guess there is a fuse in the socket strip. 

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Also the attic. I have a room at the back of the house to lay flat especially if I put them on there own additional base

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3 hours ago, Sable said:

Where does a fuse go? I don’t think I’ve ever seen a spot to replace one. In the transformer?

Edit: sorry my system is a tapewire system not a wire strip system. I guess there is a fuse in the socket strip. 

The CR2 system has a fuse, too. I am using it in conjunction with the tape wire. Here is a link with some photos.

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1 hour ago, KathieB said:

The CR2 system has a fuse, too. I am using it in conjunction with the tape wire. Here is a link with some photos.

Thanks I forgot you are using the CR2 system. Don’t you just love that BamBam? I don’t know what I’d do without mine. It’s great for predrilling other holes too.

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47 minutes ago, Sable said:

Don’t you just love that BamBam?

Yes, indeed! Best tool in the box after the utility knife. :) 

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