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kitchen wall outlets - GFI ?

Posted by dan1554 (My Page) on
Thu, Feb 17, 11 at 10:34

I know kitchen counter outlets must be GFI protected, but what about a wall outlet, that does not have a counter under it, and is 8 feet from the sink? It is my understanding that this outlet does not require GFI protection. Is this correct?

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RE: kitchen wall outlets - GFI ?

That is correct. If it's not a receptacle serving a countertop area and more than 6' from the edge of a sink, it needs not be GFCI.

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