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Bathroom GFI Outlet Wiring

How to Wire a Bathroom GFCI Outlet Circuit: Wiring so the receptacle outlet which is located in the bathroom is protected by a GFCI.

Wiring a GFCI Outlet
Electrical Question: I want to add a GFCI Outlet to a bathroom.

This Electrical Wiring Question came from: James, a Handyman from Somers, New York.

Dave ‘s Reply:
Thanks for your Electrical Wiring Question James.

Application: GFCI Wiring
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools and a Voltage Tester.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience, ability to work with tools and the number of GFCI outlets that will be added.
Precaution: Identify the bathroom GFI outlet circuit, turn it OFF and Tag it with a Note before working with the wiring.
Notice: Installing additional GFCI Outlet Wiring should be done according to local and national electrical GFCI Codes with a permit and be inspected.

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