GFCIs: What are Those Buttons on my Electrical Outlet?

May 13, 2014 by Valerie Griffiths

GFCI stands for Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupter, located in your electrical outlet to protect you from shock, and they actually save lives. GFCIs monitor the electrical current flowing within your outlets, and are created to sense imbalances. If there’s danger with the electrical flow, the GCFI will quickly trip the circuit and cut the electricity to […]


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Is Your Pool’s Electrical Wiring Safe?

May 6, 2014 by Valerie Griffiths

One of the very first things you learn about electricity is that it doesn’t mix with water. So how about your pool’s electrical wiring—is it safe, and up to code? Does it present any risk to your family and guests, or are you ready for fun in the sun? Your pool requires electrical connection for pumps, […]


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