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Articles about GFCI

Causes of Lost Power to GFCI Outlets


Why does my GFCI Outlet Circuit loose power and stop working? Troubleshooting a Bad GFCI Outlet, Testing and Replacing a GFCI Outlet.


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RCD and Freezer Fridge Outlets


Should freezers or fridges in the house be connected to circuits covered by an RCD…


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Electrical Code and Swimming Pool Light Fixtures


GFCI Ground Fault Protection for Swimming Pool Lights: NEC Article 680-20, As described in this electrical question, anyone who enters the pool with this light on is in Danger of Potential Electrical Shock!


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Identifying GFCI Circuit Problems


Mike in Wyoming asks; How can I find out what is tripping a GFCI Breaker? Problems that Cause GFCI Circuits to Trip, Clearing the GFCI Circuit of Possible Problem Devices.


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Installing Outlets Near Air Conditioning Ducts


David in Texas asks: I’m trying to find out what the minimum distance an electrical outlet has to be from air conditioner ducting. I’m mounting a projector that is near one of my air conditioner duct outlets.


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Wiring a GFCI Outlet Circuit


How to Install 15 amp GFCI Outlet Wiring: Understanding Electrical Circuit Wiring for Outlets Protected by GFCI.


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Wiring Diagrams for GFI Outlets


Wiring Connections for GFI Outlets: Line and Load Connections for Wiring GFI Outlets.


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Outdoor Lighting and GFCI Protection


How to Protect Outdoor Lighting Fixtures with a GFCI Outlet: I have installed a low voltage outdoor lighting system in my home. The instructions say to plug it into an outdoor GFCI socket, but I do not have one.


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Hot Tub Circuit Requirements and Electrical Wiring


Can I use a voltage converter for a hot tub? My new hot tub requires 220volts and i was wondering if I could use a step up voltage converter from 110v to 220v and still work for the hot tub.


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Installing an Outdoor GFCI Receptacle


Weatherproof GFCI Outlet Box: I am installing a GFCI receptacle on the outside of my home, the receptacle box cannot be recessed.


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GFCI Circuit Protection for Shed Wiring


How to Install GFCI Circuit Wiring for a Shed: Protect the individual circuits that will be readily accessible with a GFCI device, outlet or circuit breaker.


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Outdoor Ceiling Fan and GFCI Protection


How to Wire and Install an Outdoor Ceiling Fan: When installing an outdoor ceiling fan, does the fan have to be connected to an GFI circuit?


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Installing Power for Outdoor Landscape Lighting


How to Install Electrical Wiring for Outdoor Lighting – Home Lighting articles that cover outdoor lighting, recessed lighting, under cabinet lighting, lighting terminology and more.


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Motor Home Circuit Electrical Troubleshooting


How to Detect Motor Home Outlet Circuit Failures – The power source should be tested from the closest junction box to the panel and out from there to all the other affected outlets. A visual Inspection of the outlets, wiring and wire connectors.


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How to Protect Kitchen Outlets with GFCI


Protecting Kitchen Outlets Against Ground Faults – Typically GFCI protection is provided by positioning the GFCI receptacle in the…


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How to Wire a Waterfall and Switch


Wiring a Waterfall to connect a single pole on-off switch to the GFCI to shut off the device instead of unplugging it when..


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