Is There a Minimum Distance for an Electrical Socket Near a Kitchen Sink?
I am not aware of a minimum distance for a socket or outlet near a sink, however here in the US they are required to be….
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Question: Is there a minimum distance for an electrical socket to be placed near a sink in the kitchen?
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Hi Duncan – I am not aware of a minimum distance for a socket or outlet near a sink, however here in the US they are required to be GFCI protected and located every four feet along kitchen counter tops.
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