This kitchen electrical layout can help you bring your wiring up to code and make your time in the kitchen more efficient. Remodeling your kitchen will not only improve the appearance and functionality of your home, but it will also increase the value of your home by upgrading the electrical circuits. Older houses were not wired to accommodate all of today's modern conveniences and technology. Many older kitchens have an electrical outlet here and there but lack GFCI outlets, which should be used anywhere there is water to protect against electrical shock. Include electrical wiring in your plans if you are thinking about remodeling your kitchen or are already doing so.