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Wiring a Wall Switch and Outlet Combo Device

Electrical Wiring for a Light Switch and Wall Outlet: Combo Switch and Outlet, A Switched Outlet, GFCI Requirement for Switched Outlets.

Wall Switch and Outlet
Electrical Question: I am trying to install a combo switch outlet to an original single switch box.

Any suggestions?

This home electrical wiring question came from: Marty, a Homeowner from Glenview, Illinois.

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

Wiring a Light Switch and Wall Outlet

Application: Wiring a Switched Outlet.
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate.
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 outlets that will be replaced.
Precaution: Identify the outlet circuit, turn it OFF andĀ  Tag it with a Note before working with the wiring.
Notice: Installing additional outlet wiring should be done with a permit and be inspected.

Electrical Wiring for a Light Switch and Wall Outlet

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