Is this worked on a permit? Ask the inspector his take on this 'exception'. Most inspectors consider a microwave an appliance and do not allow this exception - microwaves are cord and plug connected and therefore this receptacle could eventually serve other appliances. This 'exception' is a Tap rule...does not apply to receptacles[microwaves are not hardwired]; further your microwave is rated less than 20A. I'd say this is bogus and refuse the installation.
Re: microwave tied in with range#18018 12/05/0202:24 PM12/05/0202:24 PM
I found out that the microwave was taped into the range feed when I turned off the ranger to make the damn thing stop beeping.(It was the dishwasher that beeped all day lol) MY dad had a good time with that. It make for a fun thanksgiving.
Anways this is a new house. I don't think I will have a problem getting the contractor to fix this. He said he runs a 20A home run to the disposal. That would be a good place to pick up my power for the microwave. I just wanted to get some feed back from others in the industry.
Thanks again Scott Badger
Re: microwave tied in with range#18019 12/05/0208:12 PM12/05/0208:12 PM