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    Stapling wires across joist in basement

    I know u can’t staple romex across joist but is it ok to staple ctv and cat 5 across

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    Yes you can. Makes a dandy wash line too.

    -Hal

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    I've used these for LV wiring, especially good where there are several cables:

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    Here's a shot from one of our jobs:

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    Code references based on 2005 NEC
    Larry B. Fine
    Master Electrician
    Electrical Contractor
    Richmond, VA

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