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Old 08-08-2016, 06:49 PM   #16
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Re: Change Electrical switch under sink to switch outlet combo.


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You could mount the air switch to the side of the cabinet, under the counter top. Make the counter top less cluttered.
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She's lazy she doesn't wanna take the time to fill soap dispenser bottle
Well, she does know that you fill the soap dispenser by lifting the pump mechanism out and pouring her Palmolive in from the top. You don't have to unscrew and remove the bottle to refill.
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That she does... She's seen me fill it before. I guess pouring soap into a bottle from the top can be a nuisance especially when you don't know how much is filled. If it overfilled then you gotta to clean it up.

I guess dishwAsher made it obsolete

Anyway I know she happy with dishwasher bcs when that broke she kept asking for dishwasher. It took Lowes 2 weeks for delivery.


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Re: Change Electrical switch under sink to switch outlet combo.


Did mean to be impertinent but I have known some people that didn't realize that you filled from top.
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I ve heard that today's disposal electtical codes require that the unit be plugged in vs hardwired AND the switch be mounted under the sink and in the cabinet. Believe this is to prevent accidentally turning it on.
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I ve heard that today's disposal electtical codes require that the unit be plugged in vs hardwired AND the switch be mounted under the sink and in the cabinet. Believe this is to prevent accidentally turning it on.
That is always the way i have done it in my house, but i only use batch feed disposers, the kind where you have to turn a handle on the strainer to turn the disposer on and off. I have always seen the continouos fed type with the switch on either the backsplash or a pushbutton on the countertop.

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Nephew has the switch under the sink in the cabinet.
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That is always the way i have done it in my house, but i only use batch feed disposers, the kind where you have to turn a handle on the strainer to turn the disposer on and off. I have always seen the continouos fed type with the switch on either the backsplash or a pushbutton on the countertop.

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I should add that for the batch feed type, the purpose of the switch is a failsafe in case the strainer switch fails, which they are known to do after 10 or 15 years.

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Nephew has the switch under the sink in the cabinet.
That sounds really inconvenient! We have a switch on the backsplash which is quite convenient and much support to get to. I've never seen any place in the code that requires a switch under the cabinet. Does anybody have the code reference that requires them to be plugged in for new installations?
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Old 09-17-2016, 09:38 AM   #25
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I am not sure why, but an electrician has told me that the switch for the continuous feed type is no longer allowed to be on the backsplash wall. That makes no sense to me, and I am not sure if he is correct, but he has been an electrician for a little over 20 years. I believe that countertop switch is still legal. Can anyone here shed any light on this?

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