08:20AM | 01/12/03
Member Since: 01/11/03
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Hi I have an 100 amp screw-in electrical box. Do I have to wire a new circuit for my new dishwasher and garbage disposal or can I run off of the electrical current I have controlling my stereo in the basement. Would that be too much "juice"?


04:25PM | 01/13/03
Member Since: 11/11/02
2271 lifetime posts
Each motorized major appliance should be on its own dedicated circuit. That would usually mean running 2 new lines, 1 for the dishwasher, another for the disposer but check local codes.

Dan O.
The Appliance Information Site



10:22AM | 08/13/14
I'm not sure what would be best for your situation. I always have a contractor come and do our electrical maintenance. I'm too worried I will mess something up and possibly hurt myself. There are lots of electrical contractors who would be willing to help if needs be.


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