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Old 01-21-2010, 09:27 AM   #1
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Plug in to sink clearance


What is the closet you can have a gfi plug in the back wall from the sink?

I am installing my cabinets and everything has shifted down so now my plug in is 3inches to the right of the sink, is that too close?
I am in Canada.
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Old 01-21-2010, 11:16 AM   #2
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Dont know about canada. The NEC states that within 6' hasto be gfci, kitchen counter top has to have rec's every 2' of space reachable to rec. No min distance from sink or wall etc.
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OK i know here in Canada it can NOT be bhind the sink but was curious if there was a minimum distance from the sink.

Anybody a canuck on here?
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