Yes you can. When you wire the new outlet only hook up the "hot" wire to the outlet, not the switched wire. Just put a wire nut on the switched wire to cap it off and tuck it back into the box.
Alternatively, you can splice two pigtails to the "hot wire" at the outlet and terminate one on each of the brass terminals so that each half of the outlet is using the same source of power.
I have power coming to a receptacle. It's a half and half with the top half controlled by a switch. At the switch, the neutral is capped off. I want to put a switch next to it to run to my porch light. Do I have to run a separate feed line, or can I go off get power off of the existing switch that's there?
I have a light switch that powers a split receptacle, but I want to redo the receptacle to make it both always hot. At the same time, I want to redo the light switch to power new lights I am installing. Basically, the light switch will now be used to power new lights and at the same time power the receptacle that will always be hot. Is this possible?
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