I want to put in a garbage disposal. The closest outlet that I can draw
power from is on a side wall from my sink.
It is about 3 feet from the sink to the wall/corner, and the outlet is about
another 2 feet on the next wall.
Can I run a conduit line on the outside of the wall to the sink and feed it
into the side of the cabinet to give power to a disposal?
It would run behind the refrigerator so it would not be seen at all,
Or do I have to cut open the plaster and run it behind the wall or run a
line from an existing line in the basement and come up through the floor and
base of the cabinet?
Not if he went the Wiremold route and used one of their extenders over
the outlet box. Here's the "DIY" page on their website:
Should be available in most big box stores.
I'm no code mavin, but I see that stuff used in many places, so it's
No. The circuit that you want to tap from might be a small appliance
circuit. Small appliance circuits shall have "NO other outlets" per
NEC. You must to install a new circuit, preferably 20 amp. Even if
it is not a small appliance circuit, it would probably be a geneal
purpose lighting circuit and you can't tap off off that either.
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