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  1. Electrical
    I live in Scotch Plains, NJ. As per NJ state eletrical codes - (NFPA 70)/2014 - is followed. I already have Dishwasher installed in my home with separate electric line from 20A breaker circuit switch. Dishwasher is hardwired and there is no outlet behind dishwasher. Current Dishwasher...
  2. Electrical
    The old wiring coming out of the junction box has two hot wires (no ground). The new dishwasher has hot, neutral, and ground wires. Do I connect both hot wires from the wall to the dishwasher's black one? Can I connect the dishwasher's ground to the junction box? FYI-the previous...
  3. Plumbing
    Hello, I replaced my double bowl kitchen sink with a new deeper sing bowl one. The new sink also has a deep drain, which is creating some issues with installing the new waste line. I do not have enough vertical height clearance to install the dishwasher wye vertically, but may have just enough...
  4. Plumbing
    I am building a new house and wondering if it would be possible to attach the dishwasher drain directly to a separate 1.5" P-trap behind the dishwasher. In other words, is it possible to hook up the drain of a dishwasher without attaching the drain to the tailpiece of a kitchen sink? I would...
  5. Plumbing
    Hello all, I have potentially a two-part question: 1) My kitchen garbage disposal (which, as best as I can tell is ~12 years old; it was there when I moved in) has started leaking. The odd thing is that the water is leaking out from under the bottom of the disposal. When I run water into...
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