Electrician Training Electrical Certification wiring recessed light fixtures Electrical Wiring Electrical Troubleshooting and Electrical Repairs wire outdoor light fixture Home Electrical Wiring Diagrams
wiring home generator and transfer switch wiring a 220 volt range cord outlet Wiring for GFCI Outlets Wiring Outlets and a Switched Outlet Wiring and Installing Ceiling Fans and Remote Controls wire dimmer switch wiring diagrams for switches wiring a dryer cord and 220 outlet circuit breaker panel
Electrical Wire and Cable
Ask a Question | Electrical Wiring | Home Wiring | Electrical Codes | Wiring Diagrams | Ceiling Fans | Lighting | Switches | GFCI | Outlets | Smoke Detectors | Dryers | Exhaust Fan | Energy Savings | Solar Exhaust Fans | Wiring SIP Homes | Wire and Cable | Junction Boxes | Circuit Breakers | Panels | Relays | Generators | Power Quality | Calculations and Formulas | Troubleshooting | Testers and Meters | Electrical Tools | Electrician Training | Electrical Safety | Car Electrical | Wiring Plans and Symbols | Electrical Repairs | Electrical Questions and Electrical Answers

Electrical Wiring for Two GFCI Outlets

How to Wire Two GFI Outlets: GFCI Outlets and Circuit Breakers, Bathroom GFCI Outlet, GFCI Outlet Circuit for a Bathroom, GFCI Wiring Diagrams.

Guide to GFCI Circuit Wiring for Outlets

Electrical Question: I am having a problem wiring GFCI outlets.

Any thoughts, and or do you need more info.?

Thanks, Jesse.

This electrical question came from: Jesse, from Bellevue, Washington.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electric wiring question Jesse.

How to Wire Two GFCI Outlets


Application: GFCI Wiring for an Outlet Circuit.
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate – Best if wired by a Licensed Electrical Contractor.
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 GFI 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.

Typical Wiring Methods for Two GFCI Outlets

More about Wiring GFCI Outlets

Wiring GFI Outlets

GFCI Wiring

Basic House Wiring Circuits

Electrical Circuit Breakers

Learn How to Wire it Right with my
Complete Guide to Home Electrical Wiring
Perfect for Homeowners, Students,
Handyman, Handywomen, and Electricians
Wiring GFCI Outlets
Wiring Home Electrical Circuits
120 Volt and 240 Volt Outlet Circuits
Wiring 3-Wire and 4-Wire Electric Range
Wiring 3-Wire and 4-Wire Dryer Cord and Dryer Outlet
How to Troubleshoot and Repair Electrical Wiring
Wiring Methods for Upgrading Electrical Wiring
Electrical Codes for Home Electrical Wiring
....and much more.

» Click here to learn more about Home Electrical Wiring «
  repair electrical wiring  

MORE ABOUT THIS TOPIC: Electrical Wiring, GFCI, GFCI Outlet Questions

Click the banner to Ask an Electrical Question:
electrical question

FAQs Frequently Asked Questions and Comments

2 Responses to “Electrical Wiring for Two GFCI Outlets”
  1. Dave Rongey says:

    Hi Adrian,
    A hair dryer with a built in GFCI should not cause nuisance tripping when it is plugged into a GFCI protected circuit.
    Thanks for your great question.

  2. Adrian Flynn says:

    Hi Dave,
    In most bathrooms you have “GFCI” protected circuits.
    What will happen if you plug in a “Hair Dryer” with a GFCI protected “PLUG” on it?
    Will you be protected or will there be no protection or trouble trips between the “GFCI” outlet and “GFCI” plug?