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Installing Kitchen Outlet Wiring

By Dave Rongey - Summary:

I need to add an outlet in my kitchen up in my cabinets and have that controlled by a switch down below for under cabinet lights…

Wiring For an Additional Kitchen Outlet

Question: I need to add an outlet in my kitchen (up in my cabinets) and have that controlled by a switch down below. So I can plug in my under cabinet counter lighting in & have it controlled by the switch.
Could you help?

This electrical question came from: Doug, a Homeowner from O’Fallon, IL

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Doug.

Yes Doug, this can be done by extending power from a local kitchen counter top outlet.
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