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In my room I have got a lamp and have a frustrating cable hanging against the wall. How can I hide the cable?

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  1. Use surface wiring.

  2. Run the wire through the ceiling and/or wall; it's not difficult, in most cases, but should be inspected by an electrician if you do it yourself.

  3. Conceal it with something such as fake beams.

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    An electrician will not sign off on #2 - you can't run power cables through a wall or ceiling unless it's proper home wiring that terminates at a junction box. You'd have to install a new junction box and outlet near the lamp, it's against code to run a lamp cord through the wall to a nearby outlet. – Nuclear Wang Jul 24 at 14:32

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