Electrical Wiring for Bathroom GFI Outlets
Andre from Burlington, Ontario asks: How do I wire a GFI outlets in two separate washrooms but on the same circuit when one GFI has four wires and the second only has two.
Wiring More Than One GFI Bathroom Outlet
Background: Andre, a Homeowner from Burlington, Ontario, Canada
Question: How do I wire a GFI outlets in two separate washrooms but on the same circuit when one GFI has four wires and the second only has two?
I tried the load and the line on the four wire outlet and the line on the two wire outlet but when I turn the power back on I do not get any power what so ever in the bathrooms.
Thanks for your electrical question Andre.
I have provided the following links that lead to fully detailed information on this website that will assist you with your electrical question:
|Bathroom Electrical Wiring
Electrical Wire for the Home
Wiring a Circuit
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