I need to install a NEMA 14-30 outlet in my garage. It will be installed within 2 to 3 feet of the breaker box. My question is for esthetics. Can I run the wire from the bottom of the box through a pipe over the wall and install the box below the panel or do I need to run the wire up through the ceiling and then come down to install at a particular height? Where would you run the wire and install the outlet for a professional looking job?
Thanks in advance for your input.
UPDATE: Thanks for all the input. Ive decided to go with a NEMA 14-30 on a 30 amp breaker and 10/3 wire. Everything went well.