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Electrical Wiring for a Laundry Room

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[ad#block]Question: I need to wire up a utility laundry room with one wall all counter top and sink.

  1. The washer and dryer on the other wall.
  2. I know basic codes about sinks and wet bars and GFI outlets.
  3. Does the counter top have to have outlets every 4 feet?
  4. Also does this room need outlet receptacles every 12 feet?

Thank you.

This electrical question came from: Jake, a Student from Mitchell, South Dakota.
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Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Jake.

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2 Responses to “Electrical Wiring for a Laundry Room”
  1. Copper Conductor & Copper Wire Strip says:

    Electrical wiring is very important in our home or business premises where a small mistake can turn into big problem, so be careful when wiring and plan out you project carefully. Electrical projects including laundry room electrical wiring should be installed using high quality copper wire conductor and good quality MCB Circuit Protection to prevent from over voltage conditions.

  2. Dave Rongey says:

    Thanks for the comment from the Chandra Group.
    Could you please contact me using the Electrical Question form, as I would like to make an inquiry with you.
    Thank you,