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What To Do If Your Home Electrical Circuits Are Not Grounded


By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How to Upgrade an Older Home to Have Grounded Electric Circuits: The Importance of Grounding Electrical Outlet Circuits, How to Ground an Electric Outlet Circuit.

Grounding Electrical Circuits for an Older Home

Electrical Question: I just bought a house built in 1945. The main panel is grounded, but the sub panel is not.

This home electrical wiring question came from: Sherri, a Homeowner from Topeka, Kansas.

Additional Comments: Great site. It’s been really helpful with my older house.

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

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