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Articles about Electrical Wiring: GFI Outlet



How to Repair a Tripping GFCI Outlet

October 20, 2016 by Dave Rongey

What is causing a GFCI outlet to trip off? How to Fix Common Problems with GFCI Outlets, Guide to Troubleshoot and Repair a GFCI Outlet Problem.

GFCI Receptacle for Hydro Massage Jetted Tub

January 10, 2016 by Dave Rongey

Does a hydro massage tub require GFCI protection with reset and test buttons? How to Make Sure You Have GFCI Electrical Circuit Protection for a Jacuzzi Tub.

Why Christmas Lights Make the Outlet Trip Off

December 16, 2015 by Dave Rongey

Why do my Christmas lights keep tripping the outlet outside of my house? Common Problems that Cause Christmas Lights to Turn Off.

How to Fix a Tripping GFCI Outlet for a Freezer or Refrigerator

January 10, 2017 by Dave Rongey

My freezer lost power, do I have a bad GFCI receptacle? Problems with GFCI Outlets for Freezers and How to Fix Them.

Help for Lost Power to a Bathroom GFCI Outlet

April 9, 2014 by Dave Rongey

How to Repair a Bathroom GFI Outlet: Troubleshooting Bathroom Electrical Circuit Problems and Testing a Bathroom GFCI Outlet.

Replacing an Outlet with a GFI Receptacle

August 12, 2014 by Dave Rongey

How to Replace an Outlet with a GFI Outlet or GFCI Receptacle: Identifying Wires for GFI Connections.

GFCI Testers for Outlet Wiring

September 6, 2013 by Dave Rongey

How to Test and Repair a GFCI Circuit Problem: GFCI Outlets and Nuisance Tripping, Replacing a Faulty GFCI Outlet,
Making Electrical Wire Corrections, Testing and Wiring GFCI Outlets.

Does Your Washing Machine Require GFCI Protection

December 27, 2016 by Dave Rongey

Should a GFCI Outlet be Installed in a Laundry Room: Wiring an Electric Outlet Circuit for a Washing Machine, Wiring a Laundry Room, Washing Machine Outlet, Outlets Close to a Sink.

Outlets Stopped After Heavy Rains

October 23, 2012 by Dave Rongey

When Electrical Outlets Stop Working: Storm related problems with electrical systems may be easy to fix, or may require an electrical repair job.

How to Install an Outdoor Electrical Outlet

June 29, 2014 by Dave Rongey

Install Wiring for an Outdoor Outlet: What is the best way to install a 110volt outlet outdoors? The Methods for Installing an Outdoor Outlet.

Should a GFCI Outlet Be Warm?

July 6, 2012 by Dave Rongey

The features and benefits of GFCI outlets and receptacles

Why Outdoor Outlets Stop Working

August 26, 2011 by Dave Rongey

Three outdoor outlets quit working. They are on same service panel switch as garage and outdoor light. The circuit breaker had not tripped…

Half Bath GFI Outlet Location

August 26, 2011 by Dave Rongey

I was wondering if it was OK to have a GFCI wall outlet within 5ft. of a shower stall in a half bath?

Laundry Room GFI Outlet

October 29, 2010 by Dave Rongey

Why does the GFCI outlet in my laundry room keep popping every time my clothes washer goes into the rinse cycle?