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Kitchen Island Electrical Outlet Wiring


By Dave Rongey - Summary:

Electrical Code Requirements for Kitchen Island Electrical Outlets

Requirements for Kitchen Island Electrical Outlets

HOW DO WE WIRE AN 8′ WORTH OF KITCHEN ISLAND WITH A BAR SINK INSTALLED?

WHAT ARE THE ELECTRICAL  REQUIREMENTS FOR KITCHEN OUTLETS?

This electrical question came from: GEORGE, a Contractor.

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

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2 Responses to “Kitchen Island Electrical Outlet Wiring”
  1. Dave Rongey says:

    Hi Wes,
    Oh how I know what your up against!
    Because you are most likely installing the wiring in flex conduit you do need to install a metal box, however there are a few different sizes or depths that may help to provide a little more room. But be careful of having enough space if you will be installing a GFCI receptacle. Sometimes you may have to trim down the height of the drawer if needed. Its always good to consider all the clearances and space requirements to get the box in the right location and still meet the code requirement.
    Dave

  2. wes says:

    Is there a special box for island plugs so the drawers do not have to be cut down in size?