Northern Granite and Cabinetry

Kitchen Planning Guide, Guideline 36, Wall Mounted Control Heights

Guideline 36

Wall-mounted room controls (ie: wall receptacles, switches, thermostats, telephones, intercoms, etc.) should be 15" to 48" above the finished floor. The switch plate can extend beyond that dimension, but the control itself should be within it. (Fig. 1)

Guidelines used by permission from the National Kitchen & Bath Association

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