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Vanity light, how to wire electrical cables?

I would like to add a vanity light and connect the electrical wires to the current light switch. How can put cable inside the wall around the corner without having to make too many holes? What should I watch out for?  Here is a picture , vanity light will go on top of medicine cabinet and light switch.
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Posted 2015-07-18T21:09:04+0000  by Cisco1982 Cisco1982
 
It would have been a lot easier before the pretty tile when up...

Any chance there's attic space above the bathroom?  If so, it would be pretty easy to do.  If not, you're going to have to remove a few of those tiles.
Posted 2015-07-18T22:56:42+0000  by Adam444
Hello Cisco1982.  Welcome to the Community!

In addition to Adam's suggestion about attic access, you may want to try and find out how that wall switch is powered.  Maybe it is through access downward instead.  You many be able to tie into a junction box upstream from that switch, and wire up to the mirror from below.  Just my 2 cents as another option.  I would really hate to see you have to remove those tiles.  One thing I do know, trying to go horizontally through studs and that corner would be a nightmare.  Either up or down and then across are your only realistic options.

Chris.

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Posted 2015-07-23T14:07:16+0000  by Chris_HD_CHI
 
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