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Articles about Outlets

Electrical Upgrades and Grounding Outlets

November 15, 2018 by: Dave Rongey

I have a 50 year old home, all the electric outlets only have two black wires and two white wires, there are no green ground wires…



How To Ground Old Two-Wire Outlets

July 7, 2017 by: Dave Rongey

Can I run a line from the panel to one location then bring all of the grounds from the outlets on one circuit to that location and tie them all together there, or do I have to run the ground to each outlet and splice each one in there? Attaching a Ground Wire For Old 2Wire Outlets: Electrical Grounding Methods and Requirements.



How to Ground Electric Outlets

June 6, 2015 by: Dave Rongey

I have outlets that are not grounded, what should I do? How to Ground Outlets and GFI Receptacles.



Outlet Grounding Upgrades

February 3, 2013 by: Dave Rongey

How to Ground an Ungrounded Outlet Circuit: In some cases, a separate ground wire may be installed for the ungrounded circuit or device and connected to the bonded ground system.



Grounding an Electrical Outlet

April 16, 2012 by: Dave Rongey

How to Ground an Outlet that Does not have a Ground Wire



Electric Outlet Ground Testing

August 29, 2010 by: Dave Rongey

It seems that all of my outlets on the second floor do not have a ground. I have a “smart” power strips that show “no ground” and the bathroom GCFI is tripped…