Is it safe to put a socket so near the water conection


Postby Alan19700 » Mon Jun 04, 2007 11:45 am

[I am having a new kitchen fitted and the spark has put the sockets for my fridge freezer and washing machine directly below the hot and cold water connection for the washing machine its only 150mm away, And I'm worried in-case the washer leaks.It has done in the past.....
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Postby Add » Tue Jun 05, 2007 10:20 pm

Hi,

The regs state that water dripping from washing machine taps etc should not affect socket outlets ie not below them. May want to consider moving them and remember they should be attached to the building fabric and not on the kitchen furniture.

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