Modern home appliances have densely entered our life. It allows you to speed up and simplify many processes. But as you know, their work is connected with electricity, so in order not to run around with carrying around the apartment, it is worthwhile to correctly place the sockets. From this article, you can learn more about how high to install sockets.
Although everyone can independently decide where and at what height to install sockets, it is still worth considering the main nuances:
Sockets at the work area
Now, take a closer look at where to install sockets in different rooms .
Sockets in the kitchen
Do not install sockets on the work area by the number of household appliances. Otherwise, the whole apron will be flooded with them. Also, do not follow the path of minimalism, and then put tees or carrying. If the working area is large enough, then from two sides you can put 2 blocks of sockets, each with 3-4 pieces. Also do not forget to keep the symmetry.
In the Bathroom
When planning the location of sockets in The bathroom should take into account the peculiarity of this room, in which there is always high humidity and there is a risk of flooding. Therefore, the height from the floor should be reasonable. So, from the sink or bath rosette should be located at a distance of not less than 60 cm, but preferably 100 cm. Also, you should think about the amenities when using a hair dryer or an electric razor. Calculate so that when using these appliances, the wire from them is not tight.
So, you can focus on the following parameters:
If there are sockets in the living rooms lower to 15 cm, then in the bathroom this is undesirable.
In the bedroom
As for the bedroom, The orientation of the outlet is a bedside table, which stands near the bed. It is necessary in these places to charge your tablet or mobile phone. A night light is also installed on the bedside table, for which a separate exit is required. Often, a telephone jack is mounted here. European standard mounting height - 30 cm and higher.
Also, additional power sources are needed in the bedroom. For example, to connect a vacuum cleaner or ironing things with an iron. And if you want to hang a TV on the wall, the socket should be behind it. From an aesthetic point of view, this is a plus. The very same wire can be hidden in a plastic box that is mounted in the wall. To do this, you must first do the strobe. Also required sockets for connecting a computer, printer and other equipment.
In the corridor
Remember that the power source must be accessible for you. If necessary, de-energize this or that device should not be difficult.
Also note the fact that if you have small children, choose such outlets that will be protected by special curtains or covers. They will serve as protection against direct contact with the current.
So, let's summarize how to install sockets and switches so that they are convenient to use. Regardless of the choice of mounting location and height, be sure to make a diagram. It will help to make all the preliminary work with high precision, and in particular the wall shaving.
So, the diagram should indicate:
Take care of the safety of children
With accurate data, there will be a very small likelihood that when working you make a mistake.
If you know about other intricacies of installing an outlet, write comments at the end of this article. We hope that the information provided will help you to do the work correctly.
In this video, you will learn more about determining the height of installation of sockets: