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== == By asking this question you are probably not quite ready to take on this particular task. The correct answer to your question will depend on the exact locations of the desired GFCI-protected socket outlets. <><><> There is not, per se, a standard for location of ground fault interrupt receptacles around sinks.

There are rules requiring the placement of receptacles

These can be found in the NEC in Article 210.52

NEC 210.52(D) mandates a MINIMUM of one receptacle outlet in a bathroom in a "dwelling unit" and states that it shall be within three feet of the outside edge of EACH basin, and in a wall adjacent to the basin or countertop, with exception.

The balance of Article 210.52 gives requirements for placement of other receptacles throughout the "dwelling unit"

There are rules requiring that these receptacles be GFCI protected

These can be found in the NEC in Article 210.8

NEC 210.8(A)(1) mandates that the required bathroom receptacle in a "dwelling unit" shall be GFI protected

The balance of 210.8 addresses other GFI protection requirements.

Kitchen placement is also in these Articles. <><><>

Electricity 101, Logically, anywhere you think you need one, and anywhere within 6 feet of the rim of the outside edge of the sink. <><><>

As always, if you are in doubt about what to do, the best advice anyone should give you is to call a licensed electrician to advise what work is needed.

Before you do any work yourself,

on electrical circuits, equipment or appliances,

always use a test meter to ensure the circuit is, in fact, de-energized.

IF YOU ARE NOT ALREADY SURE YOU CAN DO THIS JOB

SAFELY AND COMPETENTLY

REFER THIS WORK TO QUALIFIED PROFESSIONALS. == ==

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