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How to Install Electrical Wiring for a Kitchen Hot Water Dispenser


By Dave Rongey - Summary:

Circuit Requirements for a Hot Water Dispenser, Kitchen Hot Water Dispenser: Many kitchens have instant hot water dispensers which require a high amount of electrical power. If this installation is not correct then you risk overheating wires and burning up switches. The cord, switch and outlets components for the water dispenser should also have the same rating.

Installing a Hot Water Dispenser

Electrical Question: I have a hot water dispenser by Cecilware, model # HWD2.  120Volt  1.8KW, 15 amps.

I am not sure the plug gets hot because something is wrong with inside wiring or wire burns because something is wrong with plug & cord.

Please help me! I would be really happy if I can fix it (will save me $900!).
Thank you so much!
Saeko

Background: Saeko, a Homeowner from New York, NY USA

Additional Comments: This is first time I visit this site, and it really looks great if you have question about home electrical projects!

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Saeko.

Circuit Requirements for a Hot Water Dispenser
Kitchen Hot Water Dispenser

Many kitchens have instant hot water dispensers which require a high amount of electrical power. If this installation is not correct then you risk overheating wires and burning up switches.

Instant Hot Water Dispenser Electrical Circuit Requirements

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