ask the electrician
Electrician Training Electrical Certification wiring recessed light fixtures Electrical Wiring Electrical Troubleshooting and Electrical Repairs wire outdoor light fixture Home Electrical Wiring Diagrams
wiring home generator and transfer switch wiring a 220 volt range cord outlet Wiring for GFCI Outlets Wiring Outlets and a Switched Outlet Wiring and Installing Ceiling Fans and Remote Controls wire dimmer switch wiring diagrams for switches wiring a dryer cord and 220 outlet circuit breaker panel
Electrical Wire and Cable

Why Stovetop Controls Are In The Back

Electric Stove Top Features and Safety Concerns – There is one safety feature that I believe it helps with and that is keeping the knobs out of the reach of children who would normally be able to turn on the burners which could lead to a number of hazards.

© By:

Electrical Wiring Video

Home Electrical Wiring Videos about this Topic and More

Check out my YouTube Channel, and Subscribe!

Learn more with my Home Electrical Video Course:

Basic Home Electrical Wiring by Example

One Electrical Safety Feature Leads to Another
[ad#block] Electrical Question: Why do US electric ranges almost always have their control knobs at the back where you have to reach over steaming hot pans to change the heat settings?

All I get told is it’s a wiring issue.
Surely not?

This electrical question came from: Lynda, a Homeowner from Butler PA
See more about Home Wiring for Pennsylvania

Additional Comments: So far – giving me an education!

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

Electric Stove Top Features and Safety Concerns

The Following  will assist you with your electrical range:

Wiring a range

oven wiring

You identified your project to be about Home Wiring,
so you might find this information useful:

Home Wiring
Home Wiring

The following may also be helpful for you:

electrical wiring book

A Complete Guide to Home Electrical Wiring

Be sure to get your copy of my BIG Book:
Perfect for Homeowners, Students and Electricians
Home Electrical Wiring - Room by Room
120 Volt Circuits
240 Volt Circuits
Multi-Wired Circuits
Wiring Methods for Installing Home Electrical Circuit Wiring
Electrical Codes for Home Electrical Wiring
....and much more.

Be Careful and Be Safe - Never Work on Energized Circuits!
Consult your Local Building Department about Permits and Inspections for all Electric Wiring Projects.

More articles about Kitchen Electrical, Range and Home Electrical Wiring:
« Previous Next »
Infrared Sauna Electrical Circuit Wiring a Switch and Outlet Combination