I am going to install two plugs, under sofas in my LR for some floor
lamps. There is carpet in the LR, and that will totally be replaced
after the plugs are in, and a few other items.
Question is, do the outlet boxes get mounted flush with the underside
of the subfloor, or flush with the top. I have access to the basement
right below where I am installing them. Seems very easy, but never put
one in before. I am experienced in wiring, but never done a floor plug
Consider using a floor pocket like the ones used on theatrical stages.
With the cover closed it's flush with the floor with some small openings
for the cords. Lift the cover to access the outlet below floor level.
There are special boxes made for this. Be sure to use one. There are
several covers, one which goes flush with the floor and one designed
to go flush with the carpet. They are usually brass and unused
outlets are covered.
Unless the sofa is in the middle of the floor, why not just put them
on the wall, near the lamps. Lamps usually have a long enough cord,
and if not use an extension cord, or rewire the lamps with longer
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