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Electrical Wiring for Two GFCI Outlets

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[ad#block]Electrical Question: I am having a problem wiring GFCI outlets.

Any thoughts, and or do you need more info.?

Thanks, Jesse.

This electrical question came from: Jesse, from Bellevue, Washington.

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

How to Wire Two GFCI Outlets


Application: GFCI Wiring for an Outlet Circuit.
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate – Best if wired by a Licensed Electrical Contractor.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools and a Voltage Tester.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience, ability to work with tools and the number of GFI outlets that will be added.
Precaution: Identify the bathroom GFI outlet circuit, turn it OFF and Tag it with a Note before working with the wiring.
Notice: Installing additional GFCI Outlet Wiring should be done according to local and national electrical GFCI Codes with a permit and be inspected.

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2 Responses to “Electrical Wiring for Two GFCI Outlets”
  1. Adrian Flynn says:

    Hi Dave,
    In most bathrooms you have “GFCI” protected circuits.
    What will happen if you plug in a “Hair Dryer” with a GFCI protected “PLUG” on it?
    Will you be protected or will there be no protection or trouble trips between the “GFCI” outlet and “GFCI” plug?

  2. Dave Rongey says:

    Hi Adrian,
    A hair dryer with a built in GFCI should not cause nuisance tripping when it is plugged into a GFCI protected circuit.
    Thanks for your great question.