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Builder does not provide switches for rangehood and oven in the kitchen area

Hello team,

The builder just completed the construction of my new home and handed it over to me, however there are not electrical switches for the rangehood and oven, only available switch on/off the appliances are in the outdoor metre box via grouped breaker. Could you advise if this comply with building standard? Is it commonly seen in the new built house electrical designs? Should this be made known to the owner for selection on whether having those two switches in the kitchen area?

Best Regards,

Stanley Huang

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