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It's not the size of the kitchen - it's the fact that it's a kitchen. Run the coffeemaker, toaster and microwave, perhaps the waffle iron, fire up the mixer to beat the waffle batter... Even with limited counter space I'd consider 2-3 receptacles a bit under-populated for a kitchen these days. Consider using a larger box and putting a pair at each location, ...


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Looking at the actual code... National Electrical Code 2014 Chapter 2 Wiring and Protection Article 210 Branch Circuits 210.11 Branch Circuits Required. (C) Dwelling Units. (1) Small-Appliance Branch Circuits. In addition to the number of branch circuits required by other parts of this section, two or more 20-ampere ...


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On the plus side you have linked a solid timber top, and those are stiffer than most composite types. On the minus side, 3m is quite a long span for a 28mm thick slab of wood. Some sort of support in the middle would probably be advisable - a leg would work, you could also run some sort of beam under the top, or use large brackets to the wall (if you'd ...


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If your counter did not come with a backsplash, you could have a small one (6 inches high or so) made to match the counter and then just paint above that.


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To expand on wallyk's answer: nearly anything. It's really entirely up to you. The main two things to consider are maintainability (how easy is it to keep clean) and aesthetics (what do you like?) The range of options can include (but is not limited to): Tiles Ceramic (as you mention) glass metal stone etc Metal stainless steel copper etc ...


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You mean as a backsplash? Just about any material can be used: ceramic, glass, vinyl, ABS, wood, aluminum, steel, contact paper, etc. See this gallery for many ideas. While most of them are ceramic tile, which is the current fashion, look carefully and you'll see vinyls which look metallic. Here is Home Depot's version of that. We are considering that ...



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