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Why Your Bathroom Receptacles Are Not Working

By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How To Fix Bathroom Outlets and Receptacles: How a Non-Contact Voltage Tester Can Help Locate a Faulty Circuit.

No Power to Bathroom Receptacles

Electrical Question: I have 2 receptacles, 1 in a upstairs bath, 1 in a downstairs bath, and neither are GFCI.

This electrical wiring question came from: Rich, a Homeowner from Jefferson City, Missouri.

Dave’s Answer:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Rich.

How To Fix Bathroom Outlets and Receptacles

Application: Testing Bathroom Receptacles and GFCI Circuit Wiring
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools a Voltage Tester or Plug-In Circuit Analyzer.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience, ability to work with tools, the extent of the electrical repairs, the number of outlets that are affected.
Precaution: Identify the GFCI outlet circuit, turn it OFF and  Tag it with a Note before working with the wiring.

How a Non-Contact Voltage Tester Can Help Locate a Faulty Circuit

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