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Retro floor receptacle. Need ideas


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We have an area of my house where two recliners are right in the middle of the room with no wall. No power. So I would like to lift the carpet and install a receptacle in the carpet to plug the Al sofas into. Not sure if any of you have retrofitted anything like this. I have about 8 feet to run it under the carpet. Thinking I could cut a 1” wide groove and put some metal track in for the wire and cover it with some cement. How about the actual receptacle?  Any ideas would be great. Btw the other end will come out of the carpet in a near by closet and terminated properly to an ex dusting receptacle 

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They also have flat extension cords if you don’t want to cut everything up:

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0013LOVWS/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_fabc_RM352FTNZ6PSYHF5NYR7?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1

 

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8 hours ago, Rockwood said:

They also have flat extension cords if you don’t want to cut everything up:

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0013LOVWS/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_fabc_RM352FTNZ6PSYHF5NYR7?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1

 

That's 1/2" tall.  I have "regular" extension cords that are thinner.

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7 hours ago, Rampage42 said:

This is less than a 1/16.  .051" tall and 12ga wire.  

Is it stranded wire under the cover?  Would you peel/trim the cover back, twist and wrap around the terminals?

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you could buy some 14/2 or similar wire, remove the outer protective shell, then 10 mil or duct tape the now individual wires on the floorpnce carpet is moved- the wires that come out of the carpet, attach them to a 2 position extension cord type inlet under one of the chairs...on the other end go up and into a wall outlet?  kind of tweek now that i've written out my ides, lol, but no concrete cutting.

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1 hour ago, Kraut_n_Rice said:

That's 1/2" tall.  I have "regular" extension cords that are thinner.

Dammit. Either way, idea is there. :biggrin:

1 hour ago, Kraut_n_Rice said:

This is less than a 1/16.  .051" tall and 12ga wire.  

Is it stranded wire under the cover?  Would you peel/trim the cover back, twist and wrap around the terminals?

Doesn't appear to be. 

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10 hours ago, Rampage42 said:

This is what you're looking for. On their webpage, scroll down and click the + on related products. You will see the receptacle and whip for the ends. Its a system and can also include data and comm. Its a complete no fuss system.

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There is a permanent correct way to do it but it involves core drilling for the recep box and sawcutting for the walker duct . Drywall repair will also be necessary.

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