Why switch to GFCI Outlets?
GFCIs (Ground Fault Circuit Interruptor) is a device that protects us from electrical shocks. A GFCI detects low level ground faults when a current is leaking. GFCIs monitor a current flow in a circuit and will automatically interrupt power when detecting a small defective current. GFCIs are designated by NEC (National Electric Code); typically in areas where a receptacle is prone to water.
When it’s time to replace those outlets….
1. Broken, chipped, cracked, or electric shocks
2. Dark or burnt spots on wall plates
3. Overheating Wires
4. Still having power issues after resetting GFCI
5. Loose wires or loose connections
6. Update outlets for code compliance