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Installing an Outlet for a Garbage Disposal and Dishwasher

By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How to Wire a Garbage Disposal and a Dishwasher

How to Wire a Garbage Disposal and a Dishwasher

Electrical Question: I want to install an outlet for a garbage disposal. Do I need to install a GFI outlet to wire the garbage disposal and dishwasher in my kitchen?

This electrical question came from: Ernie, a Handyman from St Cloud, Florida

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Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Ernie

Wiring for a Garbage Disposal and Dishwasher

Installing a Garbage Disposal and Dishwasher Outlet


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One Response to “Installing an Outlet for a Garbage Disposal and Dishwasher”
  1. Houston says:

    Cool post! I don’t know what I’d do without my garbage disposal. I’ve been thinking about upgrading and with this guide, maybe I’ll give installing it myself a try.