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Home Safety Tip: G(FC)I Jane on Outlets

Jane Regan of HB Building Design shares the following tip: Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter Outlets (GFCIs) are designed to reduce the risk of electric shock. Building codes require GFCIs to be used in “wet” areas such as kitchens, bathrooms, laundry rooms, outdoors. GFCIs damaged by lightning or electrical surges may fail to provide adequate protection. […]