two circuits in one box?

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  1. tregg

    tregg New Member

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    Can I put a lighting circuit on off switch in the same box as the small appliance outlet on my kitchen counter?
  2. cacher_chick

    cacher_chick Test, Don't Guess!

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    Yes, as long as they are entirely 2 separate circuits.
  3. Jim Port

    Jim Port Electrical Contractor

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    You MUST still connect the grounding conductors together from both circuits.
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