Moving an Oven and the Electrical Wiring
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 in 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 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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