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Electrical Outlets in Kitchen Cabinets

by:Shihui     2020-01-15




Your kitchen is a power company.Think about all the appliances you use in your kitchen, and the fact that each one needs a power outlet to power.To ensure the safety of your kitchen, you must follow the electrical specifications for the location and type of outlet.While placing sockets in and around the kitchen cabinets is a way to hide them, you can\'t do this with every outlet.The kitchen needs to place outlets along the counter on a regular basis.These outlets must go along every 4 feet at the counter, or every 12 feet at the wall.If you install the socket in the kitchen cabinet or behind the dropAccording to the residential wiring of the book \"NFPA\", the electrical garage down, they do not calculate this spacing requirement.\\ \"The cabinet socket application is used as an additional power supply for the electrical appliance inserted and installed, as shown abovethe-Microwave or ventilation holes are provided.You can install some sockets in the cabinet in the kitchen.When calculating barrier-free outlets in the kitchen, these outlets are not considered barrier-free, but it is safer to use them in families with children because they are unable to access the cabinets.The cabinet under the sink should have a socket for garbage disposal or dishwasher, a cabinet above and next to the range needs a socket to power the microwave.View local building and electrical specifications.Depending on how they operate, these cabinet sockets may need to be installed on a circuit separate from other outlets in the kitchen.In order to make the socket on the counter less conspicuous, but still accessible, please install the socket under the \"apron\" of the raised Cabinet.The apron is a wooden part around the bottom of the cabinet, creating a shallow area inside.Under-Cabinet lights or power outlets can be installed in these places.In the kitchen, you need to install GFCI outlets for each barrier-free outlet.These include sockets for the counter, whether they are installed under the cabinet or on the wall between the counter and the cabinet.Sockets installed inside the cabinet and sockets hidden behind large appliances such as refrigerators do not require GFCI sockets.These sockets are designed to turn off the power supply if there is a problem with the electricity coming out to prevent you from being shocked.They are usually needed in places like the kitchen, as the outlets there may be wet.
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