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Home Improvement Electrical Considerations

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Summary: When planning a home improvement project of any size special attention should be given to the electrical systems. Replacing worn out outlets and switches will help, but look at your options for higher efficiency lighting and code upgrades too.


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High efficiency lighting can help you save on your electric utility bill and give your home a new look.

Dimmer Switches
Many high efficiency lighting fixtures are compatible with standard affordable dimmer switches that can enhance the mood of any room.

Make sure to ask about dimmer switch compatibility when selecting your lighting fixtures.

Ground Fault Protection
GFCI protection must be provided in the following locations:
  • Outdoors
  • Bathrooms
  • Garage
  • Workshop
  • Specific Receptacles in Basement Areas
  • Kitchen
  • Areas adjacent to a wet-bar in recreation rooms
  • Hot Tubs, Jacuzzi Tubs, Swimming Pool Equipment*

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