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Troubleshooting a GFCI Problem In a Shed

How to Troubleshoot GFCI Circuit Wiring: Methods of GFCI Protected Wiring, Troubleshooting GFCI Circuit Wiring in a Shed.

GFCI Wiring for a Shed

Electrical Question: I installed a new electrical circuit to my shed and I need some advice.


This Home Electrical wiring question came from: Lee, a Homeowner from San Jose, California.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Lee.

Electrical Troubleshooting GFCI Circuit Wiring

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Application: Installing a 120 Volt Circuit for a Shed.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced – Best installed by a Licensed Electrical Contractor.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools.
Estimated Time: Depends on the personal level of experience, ability to work with tools and install electrical circuit wiring.
Precaution: Identify the panel circuit, turn it OFF and Tag it with a Note before working with the circuit wiring.
Notice: Installing additional circuit wiring for a shed should be done according to local and national electrical codes with a permit and be inspected.

Installing GFCI Protected Wiring for a Shed

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IMPORTANT: When an electrical project such as this is installed according to electrical code, with a permit through the local building department, and the project was inspected then the chance that there would be an electrical problem would be significantly low.

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