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What gauge or type wire for sink disposal to wall socket?


By Dave Rongey - Summary:

Typically the wire gauge is #12 and the type wire in most new home wiring is 12/2 Romex. However if you are extending from original wiring make sure to…

Electrical Question from Charles about Electrical Code

Question: What gauge or type wire should be used from the sink disposal to wall socket?

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Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Charles
Hi Charles – Typically the wire gauge is #12 and the type wire in most new home wiring is 12/2 Romex. However if you are extending from original wiring make sure to match the existing wire size and type.

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