Moving an Oven and the Electrical Wiring
Dan in Florida asks: I am moving my oven in to an Island. What is required for 240 and 120 lines under the floor to the island.
Wiring for an Oven
Electrical Question: I am moving my oven in to an Island. What is required for 240 and 120 lines under the floor to the island?
This electrical wiring question came from Dan, a Other in Port charlotte, Florida.
Dan, Thank You for Visiting Ask-the-Electrician!
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Dan.
How to Extend Electrical Wiring to an Oven
Application: Extending Wiring to an Oven.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced – Best performed by a Licensed Electrical Contractor, or Certified Electrician.
Electrical Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools, Voltage Tester, and appropriate Safety Gear.
Estimated Time: Depends on the personal level experience, ability to work with tools, install electrical circuit wiring, and the available access to the project area.
Electrical Safety: Identify the electrical power source to the Oven, turn it OFF and Tag with a Note before working with the electrical wiring.
Electrical Wiring Parts and Materials: Electrical parts and materials for the Oven should be approved for the specific project and compliant with local and national electrical codes.
Electrical Codes and Inspections: Installing or changing home electrical wiring should be done according to local and national electrical codes as adopted in Port Charlotte, Florida. A permit and inspections may also be required.
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Reviewing the Electrical Question:
- I am moving my oven in to an Island. What is required for 240 and 120 lines under the floor to the island.
- Dan, from the information you have provided, the existing wiring must be extended to the new location in a way that will be according to electrical codes, including installing an approved junction box, using the proper wire size, and protecting the electrical wiring.
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