Tuesday, May 20, 2008

GFI Switch

Here in Philadelphia we have a lot of older homes. Most of the older bathrooms don't have GFCI outlets. In most cases the switch can be swap out with a switch GFCI combo at minimal expense. It also make a good DIY project. It is not the same or as good as a direct line but it is much better then no outlet. Warning: Some older home have lights with built in outlet. They are not GFCI protected and can be dangerous.


  1. Is the on/off toggle (or whatever it turns on or off) protected by the GFCI or only the outlet?

  2. Yes the switch is protected on most of these devices

  3. Electronic matters of the state of the America are dealt by the experts of the field. Only http://www.paperguru.net/ engineers are allowed to thick the matters and issues of the electricity. The lesser skilled and lesser education are not permitted.