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kitchen outlet/switch same box

Posted by hoozdiss (My Page) on
Tue, Jan 12, 10 at 22:42

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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RE: kitchen outlet/switch same box

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.


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RE: kitchen outlet/switch same box

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


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RE: kitchen outlet/switch same box

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


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