Our home remodel includes expanding the kitchen by about six feet,
enough to add a good-sized island as a workspace and to define the
dining area. We'd like to add power to the island, with outlets for
The island will sit on an existing concrete slab floor. My question is
whether it's feasible to trench the slab with a concrete saw from the
service panel to the island, lay conduit in the trench, pull conductors
through the conduit, then patch the trench with fresh concrete. (We're
replacing all flooring in the kitchen anyway, so there's no issues with
I'm guessing the trench will be about 2" deep, 2" wide, 8 ft long
before reaching the wall nearest to the service panel. Our slab is 4"
thick not including footings. Any danger of weakening the existing
Any issues with burying wire permanently in the floor like this?
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