Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $3.42/lb Updated 12/01/2021
Steel National Average $158.00/ton Updated 12/01/2021
Aluminum National Average $0.53/lb Updated 12/01/2021

Romex® Wire

Last updated:2 years ago
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$1.75/lb

(585.71%)

Recent Price History

$12.00/each Santa Ana,California 06/3/21
$1.58/lb Gastonia,North Carolina 05/30/21
$1.71/lb Durham,North Carolina 05/22/21
$1.60/lb Harrisburg,Pennsylvania 05/15/21
$100.00/lb Dallas,Texas 05/14/21
$1.71/lb Walpole,Massachusetts 04/23/21
$1.30/lb Brunswick,Georgia 04/23/21
$1.85/lb Rockaway,New Jersey 04/19/21

About Romex® Wire

How To Sell Romex® Wire For Scrap

Romex® wire a brand of housewire or non-metallic wire is electrical wiring commonly found in homes. Generally you can make more money by stripping the wires to get to the copper. Housewire has two jackets covering the copper inside. Scrapping Romex® wire and other non-metallic cable is good not only for your pocket but also for the environment so asking the local scrap yards for the Romex® Wire Scrap Prices they are paying can help too.

Is Romex® Easy To Strip?

Some people may want to strip their wire for the scrap copper on the inside, but it is a tedious task that may not pay off in the end. Because there are two jackets of insulation surrounding a single or couple strands of copper wire, you are wasting your time. You will be taking longer to strip the copper than you will be making money on it. You also have to remember that by stripping the insulation off, you are taking away a lot of weight from the load you have.

What Type Of Romex® Wires Are There?

There are many different color variations of Romex® wiring from yellow to orange, among many others. A lot of people ask why there are different colors and that has to do with the gauges of the Romex® wiring. Some have larger pieces of copper inside and that is why they are different then others. Some have the same coloring along with gauge and when that happens it is because some electricians want to be able to have a better idea when they are running wires which is which.

Ask Around For Romex® Pricing

Be sure to ask more than one yard for their Romex® wire or housewire pricing to get the best price. The iScrap App can help you find a scrap metal yard near you that accepts your scrap wire and prices in the area reported by scrap yard or users. If you have a large quantity of housewire from a construction job or remodel, the iScrap App can help you schedule a pick up with you local scrap metal yard. All you need to do is fill out a container request and your local yard will contact you with information on pick ups and pricing for Romex® and other wires. Don’t let your scrap wire go to waste. See more Scrapping Videos here.

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*Romex® is a branded product by Southwire and other non-metallic sheathed wire.

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Yards around Ashburn, VA that accept
Romex® Wire

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Potomac Metals-Sterling

45655 Woodland Road Sterling, Virginia 20166

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Montgomery Scrap Corporation

15000 Southlawn Lane Rockville, Maryland 20850

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Potomac Metals-Manassas

11900 Livingston Road Manassas, Virginia 20109

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Potomac Metals-Springfield

6619 Iron Place Springfield, Virginia 22151

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Potomac Metals-Ranson

410 16th Ave Ranson, West Virginia 25438

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Potomac Metals-Beltsville

5215 Holland Drive Beltsville, Maryland 20705

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Kirby Metal Recycling

5832 Kirby Road Clinton, Maryland 20735

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Potomac Metals-Waldorf

2 Henry Ford Circle Waldorf, Maryland 20602

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United Iron & Metal LLC (Millington Ave)

909 Millington Ave Baltimore, Maryland 21223

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United Iron & Metal LLC (Pulaski Hwy)

4300 Pulaski Highway Baltimore, Maryland 21224

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Maryland Core, Inc.

6519 Quad Ave Baltimore, Maryland 21205

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C & C Cullet

12115 Washington Hwy Ashland, Virginia 23005

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