Dryer Receptacle Location

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Old 10-03-06, 09:55 PM
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Dryer Receptacle Location

My dryer receptacle box was damaged so I am replacing it. However, while I was at it, I started wondering whether a 220 volt outlet located directly on the floor was a good idea. (Wonder what the original builder was thinking - can't imagine what would happen if the washing machine flooded) How high off the ground can I place the outlet? I'd prefer to have it as high as the back panel of the dryer, since the dryer is 2 inches deeper everywhere except the panel.

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Old 10-04-06, 05:37 AM
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You can put your dryer receptacle on the wall just about anywhere, as long as the cord reaches. Think about whether you want it accessible without first moving the dryer.
 
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Old 10-04-06, 11:42 AM
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Some people think they look uglly and do not want to see them. I like to put them just above the backsplash of the dryer.

Like racraft said, so I can unplug it before I start to move the dryer.
 
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