I ripped out our dishwasher a couple of months ago because it started
pissing all over the floor, and we were just about to put new "hardwood"
(bamboo, actually) flooring in. Ok, it's time to replace the dishwasher,
but... The original dishwasher was "directly" wired in to the service. I
put directly in quotes because the yutz who did the original job
(contractor, I'm sure - the house is 19YO) spliced the wires under the
unit with floating wire-nuts - no box. Yikes!
Q: Now that everything is accessable, is direct wire-in allowed?
Reasonable? I can easily wire in an outlet box in the space, since I
have access to the basement underneath. It's anou outside wall, so may
mess up some insulation in the process though. I'm just not sure what is
"normal". I'm *quite*
sure that exposed wire nuts under a dishwasher isn't