How to Install an Electrical Outlet Box
Use your trusty hammer to gauge the height of a box from the floor.
Ideally, when you install electrical outlet boxes they should be placed from 12 in. to 16 in. off the finished floor. This makes the hammer that you’ll use to secure the box in place the perfect measuring device. Here’s a quick and easy way to install all of your electrical outlet boxes at a consistent height from the floor.