I currently have an outlet as can be seen in the image below. What I would like to do is to add some outlets to the brick wall that you can also see in the image. I was thinking about using some metal conduit and using metal boxes to run the outlets. Where I am having trouble is figuring out the least destructive way to add the outlets. I don't have to have the existing outlet, so I could use this as some sort of a junction box. Any ideas on how to do this?

Wall outlet and wall


You can remove the cover plate and outlet and install a box entender similar the the one below.

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Then run your conduit out of this box to the additional flush mounted boxes and outlets. If these outlets will be in a basement or garage they will need to be GFCI protected.


Put an extension box (or box extender) on the outlet box, and run conduit from that along the wall, assuming you are OK with the aesthetics of that.

For a slightly "nicer" look, use wiremold instead of conduit. I don't mind conduit, myself, and it costs a lot less.

  • I UV'd because of the wire mold... but I have always liked conduit when done right.
    – JACK
    Aug 3 '20 at 18:36

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