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?
     
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    cacher_chick Test, Don't Guess!

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

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