GFCI Outlets and Reset Locations
A ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) is a safety device that shuts off an electrical power circuit when it detects that a current is flowing along an unintended path, such as through water or a person. GFCI reset locations can be in electrical service panels and/or commonly at an outlet. The reset may be the first point of power feeding other outlets.
Good examples of this would be: (these are examples; reset locations vary depending on many factors)
If you lose power to a GFCI protected outlet and need to find the reset location you can just refer to our easy to understand Home Inspection Report, so you don’t need to search your whole home for it.
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