kitchen outlet/switch same box

hoozdissJanuary 12, 2010

re-wiring kitchen was wondering if 3gang box receptacle(12/2 from circuit) and 2 3way switches(14/3 and 14/2) can be in same box as long as everything is GFCI. Thanks

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randy427

The lighting circuit is not required to be GFCI protected.
More importantly, the 14 ga wired lighting must be on a 15 amp circuit, not the 20 amp circuit that the receptacle is probably on.

    Bookmark   January 12, 2010 at 11:25PM
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joed

No problem putting them in the same box.
Tie all the grounds together.
Keep the neutrals from the two circuits separate.

    Bookmark   January 13, 2010 at 10:09AM
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hoozdiss

Thanks alot. Light switches are aprox 2' from sink still ok if not GFCI'd?

    Bookmark   January 13, 2010 at 5:53PM
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