KITCHENS

Thursday, March 5, 2020

Here’s links to a collection of our blog posts about KITCHENS:

How does a home inspector inspect a refrigerator ice maker?  

Does a refrigerator water supply line require a shutoff valve behind it? 

Why is it important to use cabinet screws to mount the upper cabinets in the kitchen?

Is a refrigerator receptacle outlet required to be GFCI-protected? 

Is a refrigerator required to have its own dedicated circuit?

• Is a range hood exhaust fan required in the kitchen? 

• Why is an anti-tip device now required behind the range? 

• Are a range and refrigerator required kitchen appliances for a house to pass FHA inspection?

• How far away from the sink can I install a dishwasher? 

• When was GFCI-protection for kitchen dishwasher receptacle outlet first required? 

• Can a dishwasher be wired to a kitchen counter small appliance receptacle circuit? 

• Can a dishwasher drain hose be connected after the sink trap (to the trap arm)? 

• What is a "high drain loop" or "air gap" in a dishwasher drain hose? 

When were GFCI receptacle outlets first required in the kitchen?

How far apart should kitchen counter receptacles be spaced?  

How far above a kitchen countertop do electrical outlets have to be?

• Why is garbage disposal not allowed at a combination waste and vent (CW&V) under a sink? 

Why do septic tank contractors want you to get rid of your kitchen disposal? 

What is the average life expectancy of a garbage disposal?

• Is a range hood exhaust fan required to vent outside?

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