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My kitchen back slpash has way too many AC outlets. I want to install a tile backsplash and need to bypass and outlet or two.

The wiring is now romex. Could I just remove the outlet (one or two) and wire nut the splice then shrink tube over the connection then cover plat the outlet. Then install the tile backsplash?

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All splices need to remain in an accessible box with a cover
So you will either have a blank cover plate or an outlet
Makes no sense to me to remove an outlet only to put a blank face plate on ?
Outlets are needed every 4' in the kitchen, plus serving every counter
Plus Min (2) 20a circuits required

 

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I think you are the first person complaining about to many outlets in the kitchen, most people complain there is not enough.
 

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I do

LOL, Given my kitchen layout and the spacing of the outlets I could eliminate two of then. I found this out after seeing Dave's drawing and thaking with the county about what I now have.

The problem is the space I want to install the backsplash is small a 4ft section then there is a stove another 4ft section and a 3 ft 90.

Each section has two outlets. So I wanted to remove the outlet wirenut the connections shrink tubing them and closing the open off and tile over it.

I'm I correct in understanding you can't cover over a connection like that?
 

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I'm I correct in understanding you can't cover over a connection like that?
That is correct, all junctions must remain permanently accessible.
 
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