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GFCI Outlet Installation
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How to Install and Wire a GFCI Outlet
Electrical Outlets Question:
Is a GFI outlet installed at the start of a wire run or at the end of the run? Thanks, Mike
Hi Michael - Great Electrical Repair Question!
GFCI Outlet Circuit
The best place to install a GFCI outlet or receptacle is at the beginning of the circuit, wiring it so the load to the rest of the circuit is wired through the GFCI and the remaining receptacles or devices are then protected by the GFCI.
GFCI Outlet Line and Load Wiring
Make sure that the wiring is correct with the Line being the wires coming from the panel source. As always be sure to identify the circuit and make sure it is off before proceeding.