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Does one GFCI receptacle outlet protect the whole circuit?
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Yes, a single GFCI (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter) receptacle outlet will protect everything on the circuit, but ONLY if it is placed at the first outlet location. If it is installed anywhere else, then it will protect everything downstream, but not any outlets between the GFCI and the panel.
Not sure which one is the first? Go to our blog post How do I find where the first receptacle outlet in a circuit is located? for instructions.
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