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Articles about Electrical Wiring: Outlets

How to Ground Electric Outlets

June 6, 2015 by Dave Rongey

I have outlets that are not grounded, what should I do? How to Ground Outlets and GFI Receptacles.

Outlet Grounding Upgrades

February 3, 2013 by Dave Rongey

How to Ground an Ungrounded Outlet Circuit: In some cases, a separate ground wire may be installed for the ungrounded circuit or device and connected to the bonded ground system.

How To Ground Old Two-Wire Outlets

July 11, 2015 by Dave Rongey

Attaching a Ground Wire For Old 2-Wire Outlets: Electrical Grounding Methods and Requirements – With a listing of electrical codes for grounding with examples of electrical grounding codes for home electrical wiring.

Grounding an Electrical Outlet

April 16, 2012 by Dave Rongey

How to Ground an Outlet that Does not have a Ground Wire

Electric Outlet Ground Testing

August 29, 2010 by Dave Rongey

It seems that all of my outlets on the second floor do not have a ground. I have a “smart” power strips that show “no ground” and the bathroom GCFI is tripped…

Electrical Upgrades and Grounding Outlets

September 1, 2011 by Dave Rongey

I have a 50 year old home, all the electric outlets only have two black wires and two white wires, there are no green ground wires…